South Dakota

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MyPlate, MyState connects Americans with the foods and flavors grown in their states and regions. Use the information below to find out how the foods grown and raised by South Dakota producers can help create a healthy eating style and support local farmers and communities!

South Dakota’s Locally Grown and Produced Foods

image of MyPlate Fruit Group button Apples, Apricots, Blackberries, Blueberries, Cantaloupes and Muskmelons, Cherries (sweet and tart), Grapes, Peaches, Pears, Plums and Prunes, Raspberries, Rhubarb, Strawberries, Watermelons
image of MyPlate Vegetable Group button Asparagus, Beans (green lima and snap), Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage (head), Carrots, Cucumbers and Pickles, Eggplant, Garlic, Lettuce (head and leaf), Onions (dry and green), Peas (green excluding southern), Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Radishes, Spinach, Squash (summer and winter), Sweet Corn, Tomatoes
image of MyPlate Grains Group button Barley, Buckwheat, Corn for grain (e.g., flour), Oats, Popcorn, Rye, Wheat
image of MyPlate Protein Foods Group button Beans (other than lima beans), Beef, Bison, Chicken, Duck, Eggs, Elk, Emu, Flaxseed, Goat, Goose, Lamb, Lentils, Partridge, Peas, Pheasant, Pigeon or Squab, Pork, Quail, Rabbit, Soybeans, Sunflower Seeds, Turkey, Venison
image of MyPlate Dairy Group button Milk, Milk from sheep and goats

Note: Beans and Peas in the Protein Foods list are in dried form and are used as meat alternatives. Additionally, foods that do not belong to any food group are not listed.

Official State Products of South Dakota

  • Bird: Ring-neck pheasant
  • Beverage: Milk
  • Fish: Walleye

Did You Know?

  • Up to 31% of schools in South Dakota are using local and regional foods to serve healthy, MyPlate-inspired meals to kids. That’s over $100,000 invested in the local economy!

Show Us Your Plate!

  • What does your South Dakota plate look like? Show how you use foods from your state and region by taking a picture of your plate and sharing on social media using the hashtag #MyPlateMyState. Check out the USDA Blog post for more information on how to share your plate!

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