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Taste of Tea: Tea Community Guide 2024

Community Hall

The Tea Community Hall is located at 200 W. Maple Street and is available to rent by Tea Community Members only. This means if you live orwork in Tea or have a student in the Tea School district you are eligible to rent.This building is also known as the old St. Nicholas Catholic Church.

Contact Vicki Pick to reserve the Community Hall at (605)-351-4918 and leave a message. Mailing address for payment is PO Box 718, Tea, SD 57064.

Community Garden

A Community Garden has been created at Tea Trinity Lutheran Church for public use.

How does it work?

  • Buy a space.
  • Plant your own seeds, water watch them grow.
  • Water is provided at the church.

Contact:(605) 498-2343.

Food Pantry

The Tea Food Pantry is a combined effort between the local churches. It is located within Trinity Lutheran Church at 335 W. 1st St.

  • Hours are Monday-Friday from 9:30 am-3:30 pm.
  • Pantry users must live within the Tea Community.
  • Donations can be dropped off at Trinity Lutheran Church anytime. A shopping cart is located in the gathering area for donations.

Accepted Items

  • Non-perishable food items
  • Personal hygiene products: toothpaste, toilet paper, shampoo, deodorant
  • Gas cards and Sunshine gift cards are also in demand

During the winter months, all sizes of gently used winter jackets, hats and gloves can be donated.

Phone: (605) 498-2343

Volunteer Coordinator: Ruth Anderson

Meals on Wheels

The Meals on Wheels program consists of a hot meal, delivered to your door between 10:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. To be eligible to receive meals, recipients must be 60 or older and home-bound, meaning they spend most of their time at home or are unable to prepare healthy, consistent meals in their homes for medical or social reasons. Meals on Wheels is a donation-based program; the minimum suggested donation is $4.25 (as of September 1, 2021) per meal. If you or someone you know would like to receive meals through the Meals on Wheels program, please call 605-333-3305 for more information.

If you are under 60 and interested in receiving Meals on Wheels, please call Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) at 605-367-5444, ask for an intake specialist and check if you are eligible for the Meals on Wheels program.


Tea South Dakota Museum
To tour the Tea Museum, please contact Luella at (605) 368-2492 or Ruth at (605) 368-2464( to set up a time.

Testing Warning Sirens

The warning sirens will be tested on the first Friday of the month from April through October at 10 am.

This is a regular maintenance testing to ensure all sirens are working properly.

City Hall

City of Tea (605) 498-5194 600 E. 1st St. Tea SD 57064 US 42.78634000 -96.93182500