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Our quarterly newsletter provides current news, upcoming events, need-to-know news, producers profiles and more!

December 2018 Newsletter

'Locally Sourced' dinner, community & local foods system definition, SDSPA Annual Activities Report, Welcome to new board members- Casey Burrus & Lori Cope, SDSPA membership, S.D. Local Foods Conference recap, Food is Medicine, by Joy Falkenburg, MD, Custer Regional Hospital, SDSPA board meeting recap, farm bill, Dakota Fresh Food Hub Update.


October 2018 Newsletter

2018 Value Added Ag Day, SDSPA mission, Producer Feature- Schade Vineyard & Aronia Juice, 2018 SD Local Foods Conference Schedule & Keynote Speaker- Mark WinneBlack Hills & Dakota Fresh Food Hub Updates, and Field Tour & Event Photos.


June 2018 Newsletter

2018 Field Events, SD Local Foods Branding, Producer Feature- Robert & Mary Ann Ernst Farm, Russ Finch Geothermal Greenhouse Video, 2018 SD Local Foods Conference Keynote Speaker- Mark Winne, Xanterra Travel- Sustainability At Mt. Rushmore, Black Hills & Dakota Fresh Food Hub Updates, SD Local Foods Coalition Survey.


March 2018 Newsletter

South Dakota Local Foods Coalition, SDSPA- Growth & Change, Producer Feature- Peggy Martin & Cedar Creek Gardens, Customers as Marketers, New Sensitive Crop Registries- FieldWatch, Driftwatch, & Beecheck, AgFest 2018, Engage the Youth, 2018 First Quarter Event Photos, Black Hills & Dakota Fresh Food Hub Updates, & Summer Tour topics.


December 2017 Newsletter

2017 Annual Report, Facebook Outreach Update, Board Updates, Pat Garrity & SDSPA Evolution Feature, 2018 Membership Renewal, 2017 South Dakota Local Foods Conference- Role of Chefs & Overview, Food Safety- SDSU Extension, SD Agriculture and Rural Leadership Opportunity- SDARL, Black Hills & Dakota Fresh Food Hub Updates, & SD Agritourism Work Group.


September 2017 Newsletter

2017 Summer Producer Tours, SDSU Extension Food Safety Outreach, Local Foods Conference Keynote Speaker- Chef Deborah Madison, South Dakota Local Foods Conference Agenda, Value Added Ag Producer Showcase at the State Fair, Black Hills Food Hub & Dakota Fresh Food Hub Updates, Belle Valley Ancient Grains Farm Feature, Upcoming Events. Please note the FSMA PSA Foods Safety Training has been rescheduled for Nov. 2.


July 2017 Newsletter

South Dakota Culinary Academy, SDSPA Update, April Food Safety Training Recap, SD Local Food Conference- Key Note Speaker Preview- Chef Deborah Madison, Healthy Soils, SDSPA Annual Meeting Recap, Meet Our New Board Members, Black Hills Food Hub & Dakota Fresh Food Hub Updates, Cycle Farm Feature, State Fair Opportunity.