Autumn 2008 Land Stewardship Letter

A pdf version of this issue can be downloaded here.

Table of Contents

Commentary…3

• A sick health care system
• The Blog Barn

Myth Buster Box…5

• Local food's carbon footprint

LSP News…6

• SE MN cookout
• Forsell joins LSP's Farm Beginnings
• Schmidt serves LSP internship
• Rohricht & Van Der Pol leave LSP board
• Bartmann & Hoffman join LSP board
• Agripreneurs at Farmfest
• LSP Policy open house
• LSP sponsors alternative swine meetings
• Cooking at the Market
• Dinner in the garden
• LSP field day showcases stewardship farming
• 10,000 Villages to 'benefit' LSP Dec. 2

Policy…12

• Farm Bill implementation
• LSP atrazine survey
• Keeping livestock grants fair
• Big picture view of science

Farm Beginnings…16

• Fresh Faces-Fresh Farming: Sara Martinez & Matt Urch
• Farmers looking for land & vice-versa

Food & Farm Connection…18

• Food Alliance Midwest
• Dine Fresh Dine Local in St. Croix River Valley
• A fresh alternative in bar & grill country
• Stewardship Food Directory
• MN Grown Directory

Green Fuels-Green Farming…22

• Growing fuel on the farm

Water Quality…25

• Nitrogen on the rise

Reviews…28

• Stuff & Starved
• Eating in Place

Membership Update…31

• Record Keeping
• Thank You

Stewardship Calendar…32