If you are an institution or wholesale buyer purchasing locally grown and produced products you are invited to be listed on our S.D. Specialty Producers Association website directory. Please click to button below to complete our form to add your business to our website. Edits to existing business information can also be submitted here.
Wholesale Listing Form

Opportunities

SDSPA is seeking producers interested in aggregation. This could potentially bring producers together to create a larger and more consistent supply for institutions and other markets through collaboration. SDSPA intends to host regional meetings with interested producers over the fall/winter season of 2022-2023. Learn more.

South Dakota’s Dept. of Agriculture and Natural Resources has signed a Local Food Purchase Assistance cooperative agreement with the USDA, allowing for the procurement and delivery of locally grown food to South Dakotans in need, and to provide a market opportunity to South Dakota producers. Through this system, producers will be paid a fair rate for their product, which will then be distributed through the Feeding South Dakota network.  The program runs through June 2024.

Black Hills Farmers Market-Logo
The Black Hills Farmers Market wholesale online shop has a variety of products to choose from. Meat bundles, seasonal vegetables, syrups… the list varies each week. Ordering is open Tuesdays & Wednesdays for pickup at Wednesday or Saturday markets, depending on the vendor. Delivery options may be available for large orders. Schools, restaurants, institutions and grocery stores have all ordered and have enjoyed serving or selling fresh, local foods to their customers. Learn More.
Wholesale buyers must provide a SD DOR 2040 to prove qualified for wholesale, since taxes aren’t collected. Payments can be made online with an e-check, debit or credit card (+ 3.5% for credit pass-along fee).

Schools, daycares and other related organizations across the state have expressed interest in Farm to School programs and serving local foods in their meal programs. Learn more.

Resources

A Guide to Selling Your Farm Produce Wholesale, Food4All
Direct Marketing: Selling to Institutions, University of Wisconsin Extension
Aggregation Podcasts, SDSPA
S.D. Farm to School
S.D. Chefs, Restaurant, Caterer & Foodservice
S.D. Grocers & Retail Stores
S.D. Food Hubs & Online Markets

 

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