SDSPA Newsletter- December 2019

SDSPA Newsletter- December 2019

This month features: 2020 Membership Drive, the 2019 S.D. Local Foods Conference, Tom Barnes of Pleasant Valley Farm and Cabins, S.D. Farmers Market Survey, new local foods chef/restaurant webpage on the SDSPA & more! SDSPA Newsletter- Dec. 2019 SDSPA provides regular communications on current activities, news, events

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Thank You! Tom Barnes

Thank You! Tom Barnes

Thank You! Tom Barnes The Board of Directors and SDSPA Membership wish Tom Barnes the very best as he shifts his time & talents to spend more time with wife & farm partner Susan to focus on raising their goats and building their cabin rental farm experiences. 

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2019 S.D. Local Foods Conference Provides Education and Networking

2019 S.D. Local Foods Conference Provides Education and Networking

2019 S.D. Local Foods Conference Provides Education and Networking The S.D. Local Foods Conference (SDLFC), held Nov. 1-2 at the RedRossa Conference Center in Pierre, SD, provided educational sessions and experiences that benefited producers, chefs, consumers, resource providers and other supporters of local foods. Those involved in

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Thank You and Farewell to Cory Tomovick

Thank You and Farewell to Cory Tomovick

Cory Tomovick was hired as a S.D. Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) Service Contactor in December 2014. She hit the ground running, all the while wondering just what she was getting into. Cory brought to SDSPA fresh insight and energy and has helped to make SDSPA into what it

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SDSPA Newsletter- November 2019

SDSPA Newsletter- November 2019

This month features: Gardens, High Tunnel & Geothermal Greenhouse Tour at REDCO Thank You & Farewell to Cory Tomovick Sinte Gleska High Tunnels & Gardens Stengel Seed & Grain Provides Tour of Organic Seed Processing Big Stone Pumpkin Patch Showcases Farming with Entertainment S.D. Farmers Market Survey

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SDSPA Newsletter- October (Mid Month) 2019

SDSPA Newsletter- October (Mid Month) 2019

This month features: S.D. Local Foods Conference Line Up Deep Winter Greenhouse Production with Carol Ford Embracing Tribal Sovereignty to Promote Local Foods with Kelsey Ducheneaux Nose to Tail Chef Experience- Sit Down Guided Meal SDSPA Newsletter- October (Mid Month) 2019 SDSPA provides regular communications on current activities,

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S.D. Local Foods Conference Registration Closes Oct. 24

S.D. Local Foods Conference Registration Closes Oct. 24

S.D. Local Foods Conference Registration Closes Oct. 24 Kelsey Ducheneaux will address regenerative production practices, producer friendly agricultural environments, and community-driven food systems in Friday’s keynote address.   The 2019 South Dakota Local Foods Conference (SDLFC) will feature keynote speaker Kelsey Ducheneaux on Friday, Nov. 1. Ducheneaux is a

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S.D. Local Foods Conference to Feature Winter Greenhouses

S.D. Local Foods Conference to Feature Winter Greenhouses

S.D. Local Foods Conference to Feature Winter Greenhouses Carol Ford, a Minnesota vegetable producer specializing in Deep Winter Greenhouse (DWG) production, will provide the keynote speech on Sat., Nov. 2 at the South Dakota Local Foods Conference (SDLFC) at the RedRossa Italian Grille conference area in Pierre,

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