2015 Rapid City Beef Crawl
RAPID CITY, SD -- South Dakota food lovers will have a unique opportunity on May 11th. Not only will they be able to sample delicious Beef dishes at a few of Rapid City’s top restaurants, they'll also be dining with the farmers who made the meal possible.
The Third Annual Beef Crawl is set for May 11th in Rapid City. The Beef Crawl is a progressive dinner where participants will enjoy a beef appetizer, entrée and dessert at Firehouse Brewing Co., Delmonico Grill, and Vertex Sky Lounge in the Hotel Alex Johnson.
Throughout the evening, area beef producers will be mingling amongst guests and answering questions about their farms and today’s beef production. The Beef Crawl is designed to acquaint consumers with local beef ranchers and encourage consumers to eat beef while dining out.
Throughout the evening, area beef producers will be mingling amongst guests and answering questions about their farms and today’s beef production. In South Dakota, more than 15,000 farms and ranches raise 3.85 million cattle and calves. This is a unique opportunity for participants to learn more about South Dakota’s number one livestock industry.
This will be the third year of the Rapid City Beef Crawl. “We see the "Beef Crawl" as another opportunity for people to meet those who grow our food and ask questions about today's beef production.” Said Rebecca Christman, Ag United Outreach Director. “Many consumers are not only interested in eating delicious food, they want to know about the farmer that is behind it.”
The Beef Crawl will start at Firehouse Brewing Co. at 6:00 pm. Tickets are $30 per person. For more information or to sign up, visit www.agunited.org you can also contact Rebecca Christman at Ag United for South Dakota at (605) 336-3622 or Rebecca@agunited.org
The Beef Crawl is made possible by: Ag United for South Dakota, the South Dakota Beef Industry Council, and South Dakota Soybean farmers and their checkoff dollars.
Ag United for South Dakota is a coalition of farm organizations with a goal of keeping family farms growing. Coalition members include the South Dakota Cattleman’s Association, the South Dakota Corn Growers Association, the South Dakota Dairy Producers, South Dakota Farm Bureau, South Dakota Pork Producers Council, South Dakota Poultry Industries Association and the South Dakota Soybean Association. To learn more, visit www.agunited.org.
The SDBIC is comprised of three representatives from eight agricultural organizations: SD Beef Breeds Council, SD Cattlemen’s Association, SD Cattlemen’s Auxiliary, SD CattleWomen, SD Farm Bureau, SD Farmers Union, SD Livestock Auction Market Association and SD Stockgrowers Association.