SDSPA Conducting Survey of Businesses and Institutional Buyers

SDSPA Conducting Survey of Businesses and Institutional Buyers

SDSPA Conducting Survey of Businesses and Institutional Buyers S.D. Specialty Producers Association is collecting responses on our buyer evaluation survey. The purpose of this survey is to gauge interest of businesses and institutions across the state in regards to purchasing specialty crops, value added products, and local

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Strengthening South Dakota’s Local Food System: A Unified Effort

Strengthening South Dakota’s Local Food System: A Unified Effort

Strengthening South Dakota’s Local Food System: A Unified Effort Partnering under the umbrella of the North Central USDA Regional Food Business Center grant (RFBC), the South Dakota Specialty Producers Association and the Value Added Agriculture Development Center are fostering transformative change. As technical service providers for this

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Shared Vendor Space Available through Diamond E Collective

Shared Vendor Space Available through Diamond E Collective

Shared Vendor Space Available through Diamond E Collective Diamond E Collective at 523 Main St. in Rapid City, S.D. has opened a space for producers to jointly market their products. The storefront is currently seeking producers and artists interested in displaying their goods in a retail location

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Infrastructure Grants Now Open for Producers

Infrastructure Grants Now Open for Producers

Infrastructure Grants Now Open for Producers **Update to post since original release. Applications are now open and will be accepted through March 10, 2024 at 11:59 pm CT. Please review the Request for Proposals here: https://danr.sd.gov/Press/docs/rfsi/SD%20RFSI%20RFP%20Final.pdf DANR will host two Office Hours meetings for interested applicants to

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Seeking Nominations for S.D. Specialty Crop Producer of the Year

Seeking Nominations for S.D. Specialty Crop Producer of the Year

Seeking Nominations for S.D. Specialty Crop Producer of the Year The South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) is seeking nominations for the 2023 South Dakota Specialty Crop Producer of the Year Award. Producers and members of the public are invited to nominate a farmer who has made

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Specialty Producers Invited to Business Planning Workshop

Specialty Producers Invited to Business Planning Workshop

Specialty Producers Invited to Business Planning Workshop Specialty producers are encouraged to spend a day focusing on developing their business plan at a free upcoming workshop on Nov. 14, 2023 at the SDSU Extension Pierre Regional Center, in Pierre, S.D. The Business Planning Workshop will run from

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