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Oyate Teca Project in Kyle, SD

Oyate Teca Project in Kyle, SD

Oyate Teca Project in Kyle, SD Guests arrived in Kyle, SD on Aug. 17 to learn about the Oyate Teca Project led by Executive Director, Rose Fraser. Despite being a small building, the program provides a number of initiatives that address food sovereignty issues. Since 2010, the

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Thunder Valley CDC Features Food Sovereignty Initiatives

Thunder Valley CDC Features Food Sovereignty Initiatives

Thunder Valley CDC Features Food Sovereignty Initiatives On Aug. 17, Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation (CDC) in Porcupine, SD hosted a producer tour. Executive Director, Dianne Amiotte-Seidel greeted guests and provided a wonderful meal of Buffalo & Vegetable Soup, Wojapi & Fry Bread, along with a salad.

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Organic Seed Processing & Pumpkin Patch Tours Sept. 13 in Milbank

Organic Seed Processing & Pumpkin Patch Tours Sept. 13 in Milbank

The South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) is hosting its final farm tours of the season on Sept. 13, 2019 in northeastern South Dakota featuring organic seed processing and agritourism at a pumpkin farm. The first tour located at 14698 State Highway 15, Milbank, SD, will feature

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Custer Regional Hospital- The Healing Garden

Custer Regional Hospital- The Healing Garden

Custer Regional Hospital- The Healing Garden SDSPA hosted a garden tour at the The Custer Healing and Wellness Garden at the Custer Regional Hospital on Aug. 9, 2019. When Dr. Joy Falkenburg talks about the Healing Garden at Custer Regional Hospital, the story is folded into her

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Geothermal Greenhouse & High Tunnels Tour Sept. 7 in Mission

Geothermal Greenhouse & High Tunnels Tour Sept. 7 in Mission

The South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) has coordinated upcoming tours highlighting the specialty crop and local foods industry on Sept. 7, 2019 in Mission, SD. The first tour will feature production in a geothermal greenhouse with Rosebud Economic Development Corp. (REDCO) at their production farm, 311

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Tour of Dr. Joy Falkenburg’s Home Landscape

Tour of Dr. Joy Falkenburg’s Home Landscape

Tour of Dr. Joy Falkenburg’s Home Landscape Dr. Joy Falkenburg hosted a SDSPA tour and local foods potluck celebration on Aug. 9, 2019 at her home in Custer, SD. To anyone stepping foot onto the property of Dr. Falkenburg, it may appear a bit chaotic, where a large

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Producer Feature: Dakota Greens- Custer Greenhouses & Nursery, Inc.

Producer Feature: Dakota Greens- Custer Greenhouses & Nursery, Inc.

Growing Community in Custer: Dakota Greens- Custer Greenhouses & Nursery, Inc. Dakota Greens- Custer Greenhouse & Nursery and Owners Jeff & Robin Prior hosted a SDSPA tour on Aug. 9, 2019 and shared production information to participants on their flower, nursery and tomato operation. Jeff was raised and worked

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Local Foods Fair Held in Sioux Falls July 31

Local Foods Fair Held in Sioux Falls July 31

Fresh local foods & locally-fermented beverages were available for sample at the Local Foods Fair in Sioux Falls on July 31. Centered around the historic Stockyards Ag Experience Barn in Falls Park, the 2nd Annual Local Foods Fair event showcased locally-grown foods through cooking demonstrations, vendor booths,

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Hydroponics, Processing Kitchen & Grass Fed Beef Featured

Hydroponics, Processing Kitchen & Grass Fed Beef Featured

Hydroponics, Processing Kitchen & Grass Fed Beef Featured During Summer Tour Happy Hydros in Pukwana, SD hosted a S.D. Specialty Producers Association tour on July 28, 2019. Owners, Mark and Teal Scholl showcased their four greenhouses and hydroponic production of tomatoes, cucumbers, and lettuce. Bumblebees were hard

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Agroforesty, Egg & Vegetable Tours Aug. 17 on Pine Ridge

Agroforesty, Egg & Vegetable Tours Aug. 17 on Pine Ridge

The South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) has coordinated upcoming tours highlighting the specialty crop and local foods industry on Aug. 17, 2019. The first tour will feature the production area at Thunder Valley CDC, 290 Empowerment Drive, Porcupine, SD from 12:30-2:30 p.m. MDT. Thunder Valley CDC will provide lunch

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