No. 2, 2014, Land Stewardship Letter

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Table of Contents

Commentary…3
• LSP's Long Range Plan

- Why & How it was Developed
- The Creative Tension of Pairs
- Executive Summary

Myth Buster…6
• Biofuel from Corn "Waste"

LSP News…7
• Staff Changes
• Earth Day Breakfast
• Family Farm Breakfast
• LSP Twin Cities Cookout Aug. 1
• Holistic Management Workshop

Policy & Organizing…10
• Frac Sand Petition & Poll
• Frac Sand Fight Heats Up
• Forever Green Funded
• HMO Transparency
• Beginning Farmer Funding
• Beef Checkoff
• Free Trade-Fair Trade

Farm Beginnings…16
• 2014-2015 Class Accepting Applications
• Journeyperson Course
• Farm Dreams Classes for 2014
• 2014 Farm Beginnings Field Days
Seeking Farmers-Seeking Land
• Looking for Land Meetings
Fresh Faces-Fresh Farming: The Incubator Acre

Farm Transitions…22
• Women Caring for the Land
Farm Transitions Toolkit

Profits from Perennials…23
• To Till or Not to Till
• Community Conservation

Reviews…28
The Meat Racket
Plant a Pocket of Prairie
Quarter-Acre Farm

Admin Corner…30
• Volunteers Fuel LSP

Membership Update…31
• A Common Vision
• Support LSP in Your Workplace
• In Memory & in Honor

Stewardship Calendar…32