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Local Foods Fair Scheduled for Sioux Falls, SD

Posted 6/27/2018 1:28pm by SDSPA Marketing Contractor.

A Local Foods Fair will be held at Stockyards Ag Experience, 301 E Falls Park Dr, Sioux Falls, SD on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 starting at 3:00pm.  

The Local Foods Fair is a family friendly event that will focus on consumer education and awareness about local foods in the area. The event will showcase local foods through food demonstrations, vendor booths, and food trucks serving dishes using local products.  

A variety of local products will be available for sale. Consumers will also have the opportunity to learn about local foods and where to get them through educational talks and interactive demonstrations. There will also be kid’s activities and free admission to the Stockyards Ag Experience.  

Event Partners include: Northern Plains Sustainable Ag, SD Specialty Producers Association, Southeast Tech – Horticulture Department, Stockyards Ag Experience, Mitchell Tech – Culinary Academy, Dakota Fresh Food Hub, SD Department of Tourism and Dakota Rural Action.  

The event is free and open to the public.  Event organizers are seeking sponsors to help defray costs of this free event.

Event Schedule

12:00 – 3:00 p.m.  Vendor Setup
3:00 – 8:00 p.m. Booths open
3:15 - 3:30 p.m. Talk – Ginger McNickle, Southeast Tech
3:30 – 3:45 p.m. Talk – Dakota Fresh Food Hub
3:45 p.m. 15 min Barn Tour  
4:00 – 4:45 p.m. Food Demo- Chef Nicholas Skajewski from Avera Health                                   
4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Food Trucks Open
4:45 p.m. 15 min Barn Tour 
5:00 – 5:15 p.m. Talk - Homegrown Sioux Empire                               
5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wine and Beer tasting, Stockyards Ag Experience barn
6:00-8:00 p.m. Hard Travelin' will play their set 
5:30 – 6:15 p.m. Food Demo – Chef Jordan Taylor from Bread & Circus
6:30 – 6:45 p.m. Talk - Doug Stensland, Stensland Family Farms
6:45 p.m. 15 min Barn Tour 
7:00 – 7:45 p.m. Food Demo – Chef Josh Kranz from Mitchell Tech
8:00 p.m. Fair closes & Vendor tear down


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