Summer 2009 Land Stewardship Letter

A pdf version of this issue can be downloaded here.

Table of Contents

Commentary…3

• Letters
• Will Allen & a just food system
Plowing Through the Numbers: Direct food

Myth Buster Box…4

• COOL will not put the chill on local food

LSP News…5

• Morlock joins LSP board
• Vang conducts LSP interviews
• Frantzens named top organic farmers
• Bihls & Barnier win SFA awards
• Alex Roberts garners Beard nomination
• Spring panels: Terra Madre & Fresh
• LSP Twin Cities cookout July 30
• LSP SE MN cookout Aug. 16
• Farm Beginnings milk parlor tour
• Greenhouse workshop

Policy…8

• Legislative Roundup
• Green Acres reforms pass
• A new Rx for the health care debate
• Health scare stories
• A busy post-Farm Bill season
• Nuessmeier joins LSP federal committee
• Justice for immigrants

Farm Beginnings…14

Fresh Faces-Fresh Farming: Jody & Mike Lenz; Nolan & Vanessa Lenzen
Seeking Farmers-Seeking Land Clearinghouse
• Farm Beginnings class deadline Aug. 26

Community Based Food Systems…18

• Stewardship & local food
• Local foods for all
• LSP receives health food funding
• The year of eating locally
• Community Food & Farm Fest

Wildly Successful Farming…22

• Pollinators in peril

Opportunities/Resources…28

LSP Financial Update…29

Membership Update…30

Stewardship Calendar…32