No. 1, 2011, Land Stewardship Letter

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Table of Contents

Commentary…3

• Enabling a new era of ag
• Letters: Agri-Growth, immigrant rights, feeding the world
Troubled Waters coverage recognized

Myth Buster…5

• Antibiotics in livestock feed

LSP News…6

• 2011 Family Farm Breakfast
• Staff changes
• Jackson named "Sisters on the Planet" ambassador
Look Who's Knockin' asks questions
• Reaching out in hog country

Policy & Organizing…11

• Legislative update
• Homegrown democracy
• The connections between economic development & racial equity
• Q & A with the ag commissioner
• Livestock market reforms stalled
• What the Gipsa rules need to do
• CSP sign-up & fact sheet

Farm Begnnings…16

• Farm Beginnings deadline Aug. 1
• Holistic classes this summer
• 2011 Farm Beginnings on-farm events
• Reaching beyond the classroom
Fresh Faces-Fresh Farming: Josh & Sally Reinitz
• Seeking Farmers-Seeking Land
• Learning & earning
• Farm linking resources

Community Based Food Systems…23

• Mpls. urban ag plan passed
• Urban ag fact sheet
• Connecting health & local food
• Meals on wheels
• Transportation study
• Transportation workshops
• Winona Local Food Forum & Expo

Reviews…28

This Perennial Land
Leavings
People of the Sturgeon

Membership Update…30

• The power of LSP membership
• Support LSP in your workplace
• Continue your land's legacy
• CSA member survey
• In memory & in honor
• 2011 CSA Directory
• New Stewardship Farm Directory
• Get current with LIVE-WIRE

Stewardship Calendar…32