-SDSU Extension Community Food Programs
School-Youth Gardens Support: Offer guidance on establishing youth & school gardens. Offering curriculum assistance, access to our seed bank, ‘Youth in the Garden’ Webinar series, and other educational trainings. Manage SD Youth Gardening LISTSERV.
Community Gardens Support: Provide coaching to teams interested in starting successful community gardens. Provide guidance on garden models, site selection, overcoming challenges, budgeting, applications and guidelines. Online webinars and training sessions also offered.
Farmer’s Market Support: Provide guidance to communities on establishing a Farmer’s Market including information on establishment steps, regulatory agencies, by-laws and promotion. Manage SD Farmer’s Market LISTSERV.
Local Food Entrepreneur Development: Offer courses such as ‘Food to Market Possibilities’ and ‘Local Food Entrepreneur Courses’ geared for people interested in starting a food-related business to in-depth topic to advance food entrepreneurs.