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Value Added Ag Day at the Fair

August 29, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fair Admission Required

Value Added Agriculture Center Day is held at the South Dakota State Fair in Huron, SD. This event, hosted by the Value Added Agriculture Development Center (VAADC), provides an opportunity for producers of specialty and niche foods & products to showcase their products to fair attendees.

Featured Producers:

Heikes Farm – Sam & Heidi Heikes (Vermillion) – Fresh Produce & New Food Hub
Stewarts Aronia Acres- Jeff & Jolene Stewart (Wagner) Haskaps & Berries
Young Mushrooms – Jackson Young (Spearfish) – Gourmet Mushrooms
Pleasant Valley Farm – Oliver Stubbs & Lindsay Percival (Custer) – Agritourism & Meat Goats
Pixie Acres – Jessica Ruml (Castlewood) – Cut Flowers
Auch Aronia Farm – Julie Auch (Lesterville) – Aronia berries
Fernson Brewing Company – Derek Fernholz (Sioux Falls) – Brewing with SD Hops
Sunrise Hives – Kiah & Carl Crowley (Spearfish) – Honey
Stensland Family Farm – Chelsea Stensland (Sioux Falls) – Ice Cream, Cheese



Day Sponsor Tent

10:00 a.m.- What’s the Buzz on Bees?

10:30 a.m.- Got Goats?

11:00 a.m.- Field to Bottle – South Dakota’s Spirits

11:30 a.m.- Farm and Ranch AgriTourism Opportunities


Other Events:

2:00 p.m.- There’s No Time Like Fair Time to Recipe Up Some Local Foods. Chef Uriah Steber from Drifters in Ft. Pierre will provide a cooking demonstration utilizing local food from vendors and Capital City Farmers Market. Women’s Building Kitchen

3:00 p.m.- Value Added Ag Center Day 20th Anniversary Ice Cream Social. Day Sponsor Tent


August 29, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fair Admission Required
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S.D. State Fair
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Value Added Agriculture Development Center