Winterization at Wiconi Un Tipi

The current kitchen tent at Wiconi Un Tipi was put through hard use at Standing Rock, and is in need of replacement…and quickly, as winter is closing in. Dakota Rural Action is serving as a fiscal sponsor for Wiconi Un … Continued

2017 Matching Donation: Double your dollars!

DRA has an opportunity to double our impact and raise $10,000! An anonymous donor will match all additional gifts made to DRA of a $100 or less up to $5,000! Meaning if we can capture 50 $100 donations we will raise … Continued

2017 SD Local Foods Conference Registration Now Open!

7th Annual SD Local Foods Conference Join us for the 7th Annual SD Local Foods Conference November 2nd – 4th in Spearfish at the Holiday Inn Convention Center! The Conference, which is a collaboration between Dakota Rural Action, SDSU Extension, … Continued

John Ikerd in Yankton on Oct. 14th

Join Dakota Rural Action –and– Quality of Life for South Dakota in welcoming Agricultural Economist Dr. John Ikerd Saturday Oct. 14, 3:30-5:30pm Dakota Theater, Yankton SD Dr. Ikerd is a visionary scholar and author who writes and speaks on issues … Continued

October is farm to school month!

Celebrate National Farm to School Month in October! October is National Farm to School Month, a time to celebrate connections happening all over the country between schools and local food! Farm to school enriches the connection communities have with fresh, … Continued

Register for Annual Meeting

Rooting Our Communities in Sustainability: 30 Years of Grassroots Activism Join us in Brookings to celebrate our first 30 years of action and plan for the next 30 years! FRIDAY, October 27th, 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm: Brookings Activity Center … Continued

Fighting for our local foodshed for 3 Generations

Please consider supporting our critical work. Dakota Rural Action has been working for a better quality of life for South Dakotans for over 3 Generations We believe that reviving our land based heritage and incorporating that wisdom with new energy, ideas, and … Continued

KXL Pipeline Rally and Hearing

On March 8th, approximately 70 attendees participated in the No KXL Rally in Pierre, South Dakota which was hosted by Dakota Rural Action (DRA) in response to a scheduled hearing the same afternoon of DRA -vs- South Dakota Public Utilities … Continued

SAVE THE DATE: No KXL Rally & Hearing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 24, 2017 SAVE THE DATE: No KXL Rally & Hearing WHAT: No KXL Pipeline Rally & Circuit Court Appeal Hearing WHEN: March 8, 2017 Rally at 11am; Hearing at 1pm WHERE: Hughes County Courthouse, 104 E. … Continued

Dakota Rural Action Objects to DAPL Permit Approval

Dakota Rural Action joins the call demanding the Army Corps of Engineers fulfill their federal requirement and completion of a full environmental impact statement for the Dakota Access Pipeline. The crossing of the Missouri River near Cannonball ND would create … Continued