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Harvested leeks.

Leeks: Harvest and Storage

Leeks are a cool-season garden vegetable similar to onions. Learn how to select, grow, harvest and store them with this helpful guide!

Victoria rhubarb stalks on a table.

Rhubarb: Harvest and Storage

Rhubarb is a cool-season, herbaceous perennial commonly grown for its edible leafstalks. Learn how to select, grow, harvest and store rhubarb with this helpful guide!

Edamame Tohya

Edamame: Harvest and Storage

Edamame is the Japanese name for edible, immature soybeans, which are cooked prior to eating. Learn how to select, grow, harvest and store edamame with this helpful guide!

Harvested tomatillos in a brown paper bag.

Tomatillos: Harvest and Storage

Tomatillos are an annual, warm-season crop with requirements similar to tomatoes. Learn how to select, grow, harvest and store them with this helpful guide!

steaks in a pan with a meat thermometer

Family Food Cent$ newsletters

The Family Food Cent$ Newsletter is published by the SDSU Extension Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) through a partnership with the South Dakota Department of Social Services.

rows of leafy vegetables growing in a raised bed


Whether you are a beginner or have a green thumb, our tips will help your garden flourish.

Gardener holding a box of vegetables

SDSU Extension launches new virtual vegetable production training series

January 13, 2023

The South Dakota Virtual Vegetable Short Course is a four-part educational series geared toward commercial specialty crop farmers, gardeners and Master Gardeners. Nonprofits, business partners and members of the general public are also welcome to attend.

a variety of bright colored fruits and vegetables arranged on a table

A Guide to Drying Foods

Fact sheet about drying foods

a mixture of fresh fruits and vegetables

Getting Your Five Cups

“Eat your fruits and veggies!” You have probably heard this saying since you were a little kid and perhaps you are now telling your kids to do the same. There is a reason we are encouraged to eat our greens from a young age; these colorful foods are full of vitamins, minerals, and fiber. The USDA recommends adults consume two cups of fruits and three cups of vegetables per day.

Pea shoots growing in a seed flat.

Growing Microgreens at Home

The fall through early spring season can provide an opportunity to grow certain food indoors. Growing microgreens can be an excellent way to add nutritious, fresh vegetables to your diet without taking up a lot of space in your home.