S.D. Specialty Producers Association Seeks Project Manager

S.D. Specialty Producers Association Seeks Project Manager

S.D. Specialty Producers Association Seeks Project Manager South Dakota Specialty Producers is looking for a Project Manager to join in the promotion of South Dakota specialty crops and products. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership and management skills. Candidates should be detail oriented and able to

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Educational Webinar Series for Specialty Food Producers

Educational Webinar Series for Specialty Food Producers

Educational Webinar Series for Specialty Food Producers The South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) has announced a new educational series for local food producers, Farmers Markets managers and vendors, and others interested in selling direct to consumers.  “We are hosting free training for producers to get together

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Website Development Program Available for Specialty Producers

Website Development Program Available for Specialty Producers

Website Development Program Available for Specialty Producers The South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) is continuing a program that offers assistance in building new websites or updating the look, mobile accessibility, or Search Engine Optimization of an existing website for specialty crop producers.   SDSPA received a Specialty

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Producer Feature: Bear Butte Gardens

Producer Feature: Bear Butte Gardens

Producer Feature: Bear Butte Gardens Bear Butte Gardens is located just 5 miles northeast of Sturgis along Highway 79 right on the way to Bear Butte State Park.  Michelle and Rick Grosek have been operating the gardens and greenhouses since 2011.  In 2012 the Groseks received organic

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2020 S.D. Local Foods Conference Registration Now Open

2020 S.D. Local Foods Conference Registration Now Open

2020 S.D. Local Foods Conference sees changes, opportunities for producers The annual South Dakota Local Foods Conference (SDLFC) is celebrating its tenth year. The 2020 event, Nov. 5-7 will be the first held entirely online. The SDLFC Planning Committee looks forward to discussing the new opportunities that

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Producers Invited to List Farm in Local Food Directory

Producers Invited to List Farm in Local Food Directory

Producers Invited to List Farm in Local Food Directory The South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) is made up of a diverse group of specialty and niche producers in the state. The organization works to promote non-commodity products that include fruits and vegetables, specialty meats, wine, organic crops, specialty grains,

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Minority Crop Growers and Beekeepers Suffer Defeat in Pierre

Minority Crop Growers and Beekeepers Suffer Defeat in Pierre

Minority Crop Growers and Beekeepers Suffer Defeat in Pierre The following synopsis is provided by the Legislative Action Committee of the South Dakota Specialty Producers Association on the proceedings related to bill HB 1171. For the third year in a row, a bill (HB 1171) heavily supported by

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