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Jun 25

Canning Workshop @ Watertown

SDSU Extension will be hosting a canning workshop on June 25 at 5:30 PM CDT at the SDSU Extension Codington County Office (1910 W. Kemp Ave., Watertown, SD 57201).

Canning, Fruit, Vegetable, Food Safety

inside a licensed fish hatchery

Selling Fish at a Farmers Market in South Dakota

This article was developed to address some of the questions around selling fish at the farmer’s market and to ensure that seller’s may be well-informed to ensure they are selling fish that meet regulatory requirements as well ensuring the product is safe.

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Jun 20

Canning Workshop @ Sioux Falls, June 20

SDSU Extension will be hosting a canning workshop on June 20 at 4 PM CDT at the SDSU Extension Sioux Falls Regional Center (2001 E. 8th St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103).

Canning, Fruit, Vegetable, Food Safety

collection of pressure canned food
Jun 12

Canning Workshop @ Sioux Falls, June 12

SDSU Extension will be hosting a canning workshop on June 12 at 4 PM CDT at the SDSU Extension Sioux Falls Regional Center (2001 E. 8th St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103).

Canning, Fruit, Vegetable, Food Safety

collection of pressure canned food
Jun 12

Canning Workshops @ Sioux Falls

SDSU Extension will be hosting canning workshops on June 12 and 20 at 4 PM CDT at the SDSU Extension Sioux Falls Regional Center (2001 E. 8th St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103).

Canning, Food Safety, Fruit, Vegetable

various homemade breads on display at a farmers market

South Dakota Requirements for the Sale of Baked Goods Made Within Your House

In 2010 the South Dakota ”Home-Processed Foods Law” came into effect allowing for sale of home baked goods at Farmer’s Markets and similar venues. In 2011, a new section was added to this law expanding on the sale of home-baked goods.

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The New Food Label: What’s new? What’s the same? When can we expect to see changes?

The Nutrition Facts Panel, commonly referred to as the food label, that we see on all packaged foods, will be updated on all food items by 2021.

kitchen worker removing a tray of food for a large refrigerator

Re-heating and Re-eating Food

The general public assumption is that if a food is either microwaved, put in an oven, or heated up in another manner is that it will be safe for consumption. This is not a safe assumption to make when deciding to eat food that has been left out for an extended time.

A flooded garden

Flooded Gardens

Soil from gardens that were recently flooded may not be safe for growing fruit and vegetables this summer. Depending on the location, flood waters may contain contaminants or disease-causing organisms.

Flooded farm yard. Photo by John Shea, FEMA.

Checking and Treating Domestic Water Supplies After a Flood

Depending on its location, domestic well water supplies can oftentimes be negatively impacted during a flood.