Upcoming Events

Check this out and circle these 2017 dates on your calendar now!!

Spearfish Farmers Market is open every 

week between June 3, 2017 and October 30, 2017, from 9:00 am to noon, at Brady Park which is located at the corner of Grant Street and Meier Avenue. We have a variety of vendors who bring their arts and craft: jewelry, pottery, jewel cases, and furniture. There are baked goods, honey, jams, jellies, relishes and salsas, beef, farm fresh eggs and, of course, fresh produce, from places like Lookout Gardens and Moonrise Mountain Ranch and Good Earth Natural Foods. 

* * ***** Contact: (605) 642-4932 or mwkyte@spe.midcpo.net * * *


Black Hills Farmers Market.  New locations for the market within Rapid City have been talked about during recent months. Keeping the market consumer-friendly is always helpful, according to a recent article  video

Master Gardeners may be at the Market to answer food/gardening questions, usually from 9:00 to 12:00 on Saturday market days.

Community Education of the Black Hills


How To Store Potatoes For 20-Plus Years

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If 20 years sounds like a long time to store potatoes, then it might surprise you to know that “fresh” potatoes in the grocery store are often 11 months old when you buy them. Modern developments in commercial food storage allow growers to store produce with a chemical (1-methylcyclopropene), which extends the shelf life of vegetables.


Of course, fresh potatoes won’t last 20 years, but you can dehydrate them to get that kind of long-term shelf life while maintaining nutritional value.

Now save carrots for 20 years with a dehydrator