When people think of farms, they very rarely think of pizza – even if everything that makes up a pizza comes from a farm. The Rosses own Good Roots Farm and Gardens, a 40-acre organic farming operation with a market garden, high tunnel greenhouse, an apple orchard, pizza oven and restored near-centennial barn that is open for all kinds of agri-tourism ventures. Every Sunday in the summer, Good Roots hosts pizza nights for all to come enjoy. The Ross family is part of an expanding merger of South Dakota’s strong farming roots and a growing tourism industry. It’s agri-tourism. While corn and soybeans are the main staple on our farm, we feel like we need to start transforming to stay ahead of the curve.
The generations before us had very diverse farms, so when one area fell on hard times hopefully something else would pull them through
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