No. 1, 2014, Land Stewardship Letter

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Table of Contents

Commentary...3
• Sand, Land & Land Stewardship
• The New Farm Bill Falls Short

Myth Buster…5
• Cattle & Creeks Don't Mix

LSP News…6
• Holistic Management Course
• LSP's Long-Range Plan
CSA Farm Directory
• CSA Fair April 12
• Grazing Panel
• LSP Staff Changes

Policy & Organizing…8
• Frac Sand Summit
• Sign the Frac Sand Petition
• 2014 Farm Bill Analysis
• Healthier Healthcare

Farm Beginnings…16
• 2014-2015 Class Accepting Applications
• Farm Dreams Classes Announced
• Farm Beginnings Field Days
• LSP Farmland Clearinghouse
• Stories from the Land
Fresh Faces-Fresh Farming: Mike & Linda Reil
• Journeyperson Course

Community Based Food Systems…22
• The South Quarter of Hope
• Little Co-op on the Prairie

Profits from Perennials…24
• Public Grazing's Public Good
• Cover Crops & Resisting Resiliency

Reviews…28
Leaving Rollingstone
Sunlit Riffles & Shadowed Runs
The Sixth Extinction

Admin Corner…30

Membership Update…31
• In Memory & in Honor
• Want to Volunteer for LSP?
• Support LSP in Your Workplace
• Get Current with LSP's LIVE-WIRE
• Membership Questions?

Stewardship Calendar…32