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Leading Lady Farmers Market Attracts Community Vendors & Youth Participants

“The single greatest lesson the garden teaches is that our relationship to the planet need not be zero-sum,” writes author Michael Pollan in The Omnivore’s Dilemma, “and that as long as the sun still shines and people still can plan and plant, think and do, we can, if we bother to try, find ways to… Continue Reading

“Leading Lady Farmers Market” opens in Eagle Butte on Friday, July 5

Youth Project Seeks Community Vendors for Market & Additional Funding to Support Purchase of Wood-Chipper and New Lawn Mowers For several summers, the Cheyenne River Youth Project® in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, has hosted a small weekly farmers market to sell fresh produce and canned goods from its 2-acre Winyan Toka Win garden. This year,… Continue Reading

CRYP and SDSU Extension Office to Host Saturday Canning Classes in Eagle Butte on July 9 and July 16

The Cheyenne River Youth Project® has announced that the canning classes it is hosting in conjunction with the South Dakota State University Extension Office and its representative, Marcella Gilbert, have been rescheduled for Tuesday, July 9 and Tuesday, July 16. Originally they were scheduled for Wednesday, June 26 and Tuesday, July 2. The canning… Continue Reading

Sustainable agriculture program expanded, funds needed

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. recently commented, “The only way we are going to provide a healthy environment for future generations is through redesigning the food system.” In other words, we have to look beyond our grocery store’s shelves, beyond the fast-food chains, beyond the processed, packaged foodstuffs that promise poor nutrition in exchange for low… Continue Reading



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