Autumn 2007 Land Stewardship Letter

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Table of Contents

Commentary…3

• The next 25
• Letters: New logo—pro & con
• Myth Buster: GMOs & pesticides
• Whistleblower testimony

LSP News…8

• Farm Beginnings field season wraps up
• 'Next Generation' workshop
• Winona Harvest Feast
• Walk for Justice
• Move Your World
• LSP in D.C.
• New LSP staff, interns

25-Year Celebrations…11

• LSP celebrates 25th in western Minn.
• Barn-raising for the next generation

Feature…14

• Atrazine's big day

Policy Update…16

• 2007 Farm Bill report card
• Farm Bill ads
• Rewarding performance-based conservation
• A factory farm paper chase

Food & Farm Connection…20

• Minnesota Cooks 2007
• Grass-fed label finalized
• Rapid market assessment at farmers' market
• Want to be a Market Partner

Farm Beginnings…24

• Fresh Faces-Fresh Farming: Joe & Michelle Gransee-Bowman

Reviews…26

The Haymakers, by Steven Hoffbeck
Farm Aid: A Song for America, edited by Holly George-Warren

Opportunities/Resources…28

• LSP gear: caps, aprons, posters, notecards, booklets, bags

Membership Update…31

Stewardship Calendar…32