South Dakota BioTech/BioRise receive grant from Small Business Administration

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.(KELO)- It’s a project that could address a lack of fresh food in South Dakota’s Indian Reservatoins.

South Dakota BioTech/BioRise won a $150-thousand dollar grant from the Small Business Administration.

Joni Ekstrum, the CEO of BioTech/BioRise, says the partnership enables the non-profit to partner with groups on Tribal lands to produce and distribute fresh food.

The grant awarded to South Dakota Biotech/BioRise was one of only 35 granted across the U.S.