No. 1, 2015, Land Stewardship Letter

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Table of Contents

Commentary…3
• Ensuring the Future of Farming
• Good News About the LSL
• Momentum on Crop Insurance Reform
• Snirt Alert in Farm Country

LSP News…6
• Honoring Wendell Berry
• GMO Feed Mixer
• LSP Staff-Board Updates
• Sign-up for LIVE-WIRE
• LSP Farm Dreams Classes
• Join a CSA Farm Today
• Organic Farmers of the Year

Policy & Organizing…9
• MN Legislature: Environmental Review, Healthcare, Sustainable Ag, Buffers
• LSP Stewardship & Democracy Meetings
• Moving Forward on Healthcare
• Climate, Energy & Land Stewardship

Continuous Living Cover…14
• Forever Green
• Future Problem Solvers
• Cover Crop Coverage
• New Soil Health Research Initiative

Farm Transitions…21
• Not Just a Man's World
• Seeking Farmers-Seeking Land Clearinghouse
Farm Transitions Toolkit

Farm Beginnings…24
Fresh Faces-Fresh Farming: Rising from the Ashes

Community Based Food Systems…26
• How Wheat Can Tell the Story of Ag

LSP Financial Update…27

Reviews…28
A Bigger Prize
Willful Blindness
Mysteries of the Driftless
The American Way of Eating

Admin Corner…30
• Calculating Zero Waste

Membership Update…30
• M2M & Growing LSP
• In Memory & in Honor
• LSP Gift Memberships
• Support LSP in Your Workplace

Stewardship Calendar…32