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The food and farming landscape is constantly changing. From food safety to GMOs, you want to be sure you’re up to date on the latest in food and farming so you can make the right choices for yourself and your family.

Farm-to-Fork Dinner Brings Sioux Falls Urbanites to the Farm

The first Hungry for Truth Farm-to-Fork Dinner on June 24 was the perfect night, from the delicious local food to…

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Grilled Pork Tenders With Chile Mango Salsa

This delicious dish is the perfect way to spice up a night on the grill. It goes great with rice…

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The Ultimate Guide to Food Labels

Organic, natural, non-GMO and free range are just some of the terms we commonly see on our food packaging. It…

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An Evening on the Farm – Q&A with DTSF Director Joe Batcheller

Downtown Sioux Falls Executive Director Joe Batcheller joined us last week for “An Evening on the Farm.” Dave Poppens, a…

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Protecting plants from weeds, disease and pests in the field and the garden.

Protecting Plants: From Field to Garden

You approach your garden very similarly to how farmers approach their fields in terms of growing healthy plants and keeping…

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What’s the best part of raising kids on the farm?

It’s Father’s Day, and we want to give a special shout out to all the farm fathers in South Dakota…

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Berry Salad With Cinnamon Vinaigrette

This fruity salad is a healthy and flexible alternative to your everyday lunch that will have your coworkers begging you…

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Agriculture: A Lifelong Passion for Local Advocate

Having grown up on a family farm outside Sioux Falls, Amanda Eben has always loved sharing her experiences with agriculture.…

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Soy and Spinach Artichoke Dip

You’ll be the ultimate host with this easy and delicious recipe, and you would never guess this tasty appetizer contains…

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New Report Supports GMO Safety

On May 17, 2016, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine published a new report called Genetically Engineered Crops:…

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Easy Shrimp and Veggie Pasta Fresca

Soybeans are an incredibly versatile crop. Take the ingredients in this recipe for instance: Edamame is a soy variety. Soybean…

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Farmer Q&A – Sustainability in Planting Season

This is planting season for farmers. Right now, they are spending countless hours in their fields planting crops for the…

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How do farmers properly care for their animals?

“On our farm, animal care is the top priority,” says Peggy Greenway, farmer from Mitchell, South Dakota. She and her…

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Pesto Turkey Burgers

Give the humble turkey burger some flair with this Italian-inspired recipe. Go ahead and melt the cheese, cheeseburger style if…

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Across the Table – Healthy Eating on the Grill

Warm weather, evenings grilling out, nights around a bonfire: It feels like summer is just around the corner. On this…

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How do GMOs affect the food I eat?

Do you have concerns about GMO foods? There’s a lot of misinformation out there about which foods are healthy. We…

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Lemon Sour Cream Pie With Buttermilk Crust and Whipped Cream Cheese Topping

Local chef Fran Hill of the On My Plate blog is back with another delicious recipe. This lemon pie is…

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Celebrating South Dakota Moms

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! We want to say thank you for all that you do.…

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