South Dakota cuisine is in the spotlight in April's DAKOTA LIFE. The South Dakota Public Broadcasting program looks at Sportsmen Against Hunger, kuchen in Eureka and wines from throughout the state.
The signature SDPB Television series, in its 12th year, features the stories, people and places that make South Dakota a great and fascinating place to live.
DAKOTA LIFE airs multiple times, giving South Dakotans an opportunity to drop in on interesting people and places in the state. The new episode airs: Thursday, April 1, 8 p.m.; Friday, April 2, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 3, 5:30 a.m.; Sunday, April 4, 5 a.m.; Sunday, April 4, 1 p.m.; Monday, April 26, 9:30 p.m.; Friday, April 30, 9:30 p.m.
The show includes:
• Hunters Helping the Hungry – In the past 15 years, South Dakota Sportsmen Against Hunger have made over 255,217 pounds of game meat available to the needy, enough to make 1,020,868 meals.
• Eureka Kuchen Factory – This tasty enterprise was established in 2001 by two talented ladies. The factory/store in Eureka, in front of the Eureka Lake, features kuchen and other German dough specialities. Residents of the small, rural town of about 1200 are proud of their heritage, the people and the delicious food.
• South Dakota Wine Festival – The annual Great South Dakota Wine Festival at Valiant Vineyards Winery and Buffalo Run Resort in Vermillion features wine makers and wines from all over the state. Activities include wine tasting, grape stomping and live music.
Tune in and join the DAKOTA LIFE. Past programs can be viewed online at SDPB.org/dakotalife.