No. 3, 2013, Land Stewardship Letter

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Table of Contents

Report from the Field…3
• One Woman's Land Story

Commentary…4
• What Makes a Land Steward?

Myth Buster…5
• Genetic Engineering Can Replace Diversity

In Remembrance…6
• Steve O'Neil
• Dan Specht
• Art Redig

LSP News…8
• Summer Celebrations
• Sign-up for CSA Farm Directory
LIVE-WIRE, Ear to the Ground
• Southeast Minn. Steering Committee
• New Staff, Interns
• Wika Joins LSP Board

Policy & Organizing…10
• People's Frac Sand EIS
• LSP Healthcare Meetings
• Immigration Reform March & Rally
• Minnesota Top User of CSP
• The King of CSP Counties

Farm Beginnings…14
• Farm Beginnings in the Lake Superior Region
Seeking Farmers Clearinghouse
Fresh Faces-Fresh Farming: Amy Haben & Tom Moore
• Journeyperson Course
LSP Farmland Clearinghouse

Community Based Food Systems…20
• A Small Town Co-op is Revived
• Women Caring for the Land

Profits from Perennials…22
• Cattle, Creeks & Changed Minds
• Getting Strips on Working Farms

Reviews…26
Mountain Justice
Apocalyptic Planet

Dan's Song…27

Stewardship Legacies…28
• Stories of Members Taking the Long View of LSP Support

Membership Update…30
• LSP Financial Update
• In Memory & in Honor
• Want to Volunteer for LSP?
• Support LSP in Your Workplace
• Family Farm Summer Fun

Stewardship Calendar…32