2018 Farm Tours
Explore a Fresh Perspective on Food
YOU are a consumer of agricultural products every day. Every time you eat you are supporting a farmer. How much do you really think about the food that you are eating? Do you know how beef is raised, or how eggs get from the chicken into your refrigerator? If these are questions you would like answered, join us for a tour of local farms! If you have questions about GMOs, organics, or food production, this is your opportunity to talk with local farmers and food professionals. South Dakota Farm Families will be hosting three bus tours in June and July. Participants will be given a free meal and have the opportunity to win a door prize. Sign up by clicking the "sign up" link on the right side of the page. Fill in the information. After providing your contact information you will be asked to take a short survey. There is NO COST for these events! See past photos and learn more at our Facebook page "South Dakota Farm Families".
MoDak Dairy Day - June 9th, 10:00 am-1:00 pm
46472 171 St, Goodwin, SD
The MoDak family invites you to tour their dairy, enjoy a FREE grilled cheese sandwich, and learn more about dairy in SD! No registration required!
11th Annual Breakfast on the Farm -June 16th, 9:00 am-1:00 pm
Royalwood Dairy: 48170 266th St. Brandon, SD 57005
Enjoy a morning on the farm! Meet a dairy farmer, watch cows being milked, make free 'Hood Magazine Make-N-Take crafts. Performances by Phil Baker at 10:30 and 11:30. Top off your morning with pancakes and ice cream. A free-will donation will be collected for the food and will be donated to Feeding South Dakota. The farm is located just five minutes east of Sioux Falls.
Know Your Milk Tour – June 26th, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Bus will leave from Sioux Falls to tour local farms. Join us for an evening of fun, food, and farming! This is a tour for children and adults. Those that have not participated in a Know Your Milk tour before, and children with parents will be given first priority. If you have been on a Know Your Milk tour with us in the past, you can still register online and we will add you to a waiting list. Sign Up Here Thank you!
Farms After Five Tour - July 26th, 5:30pm - 9:30pm
This bus tour is designed to bridge the gap between producers and consumers through education and communication. The tour is scheduled after 5pm so you don't have to take time out of your busy work schedule. This is an adults only tour. This is a great opportunity to learn more about what actually happens on your local farms and ranches. If you have ever been curious about how your food is produced, who actually lives and works on the farms and ranches, or even about agricultural practices and procedures, than this is the trip for you.
Register Here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FarmsAfterFive18
*First priority will go to new applicants
Boadwine Dairy Open House -June 30th, 10:00 am-1:00 pm
46945 251st Avenue, Baltic SD 57003
Take a tour of your local dairy. Meet a dairy farmer, watch cows being milked, and learn how the cows are cared for on this century-old family farm. Take a trolley ride around the farm. Enjoy lunch on the farm! A free-will donation will be collected for the food and will be donated to Feeding South Dakota. No registration required.