Farmers' Markets a Growing Niche in South Dakota Agriculture

Interesting notes here regarding agricultural direct marketing in South Dakota...

"South Dakota farmers’ market vendors sold over $1.3 million worth of products in 2013 according to the South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) and state farmers’ markets."

“Direct marketing between farmers and consumers is a growing niche in South Dakota agriculture,” said ag development representative Alison Kiesz. “Farmers are able to sell their food directly to customers through markets, Community Supported Agriculture, roadside stands and other similar venues.”


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