Jackelyn Severin

I host Making A Living for South Dakota Public Broadcasting. The monthly panel discussion focuses on business and community development topics in the state of South Dakota. 

Locally Grown Duck Eggs For Sale In Sioux Falls

The humble chicken egg is a staple of our diet and often the first thing we reach for at breakfast or for baking. If you live in the Sioux Falls area, though, you have another option. Now you can buy locally grown duck eggs. The Costlow farm has a myriad of animals, from chickens, to goats, to geese. But, of course, the stars of the show are Debra Costlow's ducks. Costlow has 6 different breeds of ducks so her flock comes in all shapes and colors. “The black ones are Cayugas . I don't know if

Some Schools Offering Hybrid Learning

The school year has just started and already students in districts across South Dakota are testing positive for COVID-19. Many of those schools will switch to online learning much sooner than anticipated. There are a few versions of online learning – one iscalled hybrid – with some students in the classroom and others at home. Tina Belden is the Computer Science teacher at Estelline High School. She is talking to a full class of students, although, it may not look like it. That’s because in her

SDPB's Jackelyn Severin Visits Blue Dasher Farms

For the last three decades, farms in South Dakota and around the United States have trended towards bigger operations focusing on growing one or two commodity crops. Proponents of regenerative agriculture aim to reverse that trend by adding more animal and crop diversity in order to make farming more sustainable both economically and environmentally. SDPB looks at the future of farming this month. Jackelyn Severin brings you this story from Blue Dasher Farms.
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