Conversation Kitchen featuring Cultivated In Love

Landi Schweigert sought out a new career opportunity in 2020 when she was looking to have more family time with her daughters, during a time when partygoers were also requesting a more personal appetizer option.  Read More about Cultivated in Love!


Harvest Helper: Feeding a Farm with Monica Hanten

For many of us, fall means pumpkin spice, football, and the beautiful changing of leaves. But for some spouses of farmers, it can be a time of feeding a farm and starting up what feels like a catering service of easy meals to eat on the go. Read more about How Monica Hanten feeds a farm!


South Dakota Soybean Stories: The Johnsons

This spring, we had the opportunity to meet with Brian and Jamie Johnson to discuss the sustainable practices they implement in their operation in Frankfort, SD. The Johnson homestead has been in the family since 1906, and Brian attributes the sustainable and conservation practices they still use today back to generations before him.


Farm to Fork 2022 Recap

Our annual event, Farm to Fork, is a time for South Dakota soybean farmers, consumers, legislators, and more to come together and share in great conversation over a meal, in a beautiful farm setting.


Food Safety 101: Fall Edition

Whether you’re preparing food for a tailgate before rooting on your favorite football team, taking in the beautiful fall foliage on a camping trip, or participating in a potluck, food safety is a critical part of ensuring a fun and healthy outing. Read more about food safety!


Prepping for Harvest with Sadie Swier & the Iversons

We had an exciting opportunity to connect Sadie Swier, Director at SD CEO East Women’s Business Center, with Dave Iverson, a farmer from Astoria, S.D., to chat about sustainability, crops, and what a day on the farm looks like preparing for the harvest season. Click to read more!


Conversation Kitchen with Chef Ellen

Whether you have dietary restrictions or just need to grab a delicious meal that everyone asks for seconds, Chef Ellen in Sioux Falls has you covered! Read more in our blog!


In the Field with Young Professional, Casey Boerger

We had an exciting opportunity to connect Casey Boerger with Brent Greenway, a farmer from Mitchell, S.D., to chat about sustainability, crops, and what a day on the farm looks like during harvest season. Click to read more!


Pineapple Pork Stir Fry

If you love the complimentary flavor of tender pork loin and sweet pineapple chunks together as much as we do, this recipe is sure to be a hit at your next meal! 


Macaroni and Cheese Casserole

Here in the Midwest, we love a good casserole, and this macaroni and cheese casserole is sure to leave your tastebuds more than satisfied! Macaroni and cheese is no longer just for kids with this elevated recipe.


Benefits of Modern Processing Technology

In this blog, we interviewed Wholestone Farms to share their company’s insights into the benefits they provide to the communities they serve, what steps Wholestone Farms takes to ensure quality in their products, and the practices they put in place to ensure safe and consistent processes in their facility. Click to read more!


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Hungry for Truth is an initiative from South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council, the soybean checkoff organization, designed to open conversations about food between South Dakotans and the farmers who grow it.

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SD Soybean Stories: Jordan Scott

Jordan Scott grew up farming and looking up to his father for leadership inspiration. He left the farm in his…

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Vaney Hariri in the Field with Jordan Scott

Having open conversations about food and farming with South Dakotans and the farmers who grow it is what we do.…

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Field-to-Field with DSU’s Athletic Director, Jeff Dittman

With harvest wrapping up and football season well underway, soy products can be found within both fields. As local farmers…

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Across the Table

Across the Table is a video series focused on bringing you the facts on hot topics around food and farming in South Dakota. Join us each episode as we share a delicious recipe, talk to a local farmer and answer questions from fellow South Dakotans.

Conversation Topics

Dig deeper into these key areas that affect the food that South Dakotans are eating and the producers that provide it.