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2023 Minnesota Legislative Session Wrap-Up 

Historic Wins for Sustainable & Regenerative Ag, Small & Mid-sized Farmers & Rural Communities 

During the recently concluded session of the Minnesota Legislature, Land Stewardship Project members and partners worked to win record investments in sustainable and regenerative agriculture, small and mid-sized farmers, and rural communities after decades of underfunding. We won a MinnesotaCare Public Option, as well as historic investments in the Emerging Farmers Office at the Minnesota…  Read More

Farmland for Sale: Wisconsin

Melissa and Doug have pasture and tillable land that has not been sprayed available for sale in Osseso, WI, Jackson County.   There is a good shallow water table, excellent hunting, good road frontage, tillable areas, wooded areas.   There is no housing available.

Ear to the Ground 309: Stewards of the Land

Two Puerto Rican filmmakers talk about Stewards of the Land/Serán las dueñas de la tierra, which documents the stories of three beginning farmers as they build relationships and find creative ways to access land to grow food for their communities. June 4 Screening & More Information • Click here to RSVP to the Minneapolis, Minn., film screening/discussion on Sunday,…  Read More

Social Justice Report

The Land Stewardship Project envisions a food and farming system and thriving, healthy communities that work for everyone, no exceptions. Whether Black or white, immigrant or Indigenous, working class or middle class, queer or straight, man, woman, or non-binary, we all deserve dignified, productive, and creative lives. Racism, gender inequality, and economic injustice are major…  Read More

Farmland for Sale: Iowa

Sara has 190 conventional tillable acres available in Louisa County, IA.  There is a machine shed and 3 grain storage bins and a pond.  No housing is available.

Farmland for Rent: Wisconsin

Fred has 73 acres of conventional land available in Adams County, WI.  Forty acres are forested and 30 acres are tillable.  The tillable acres would be $75/ acre.  There is no housing available.  The land is available immediately.

Farmland for Rent or Sale: Minnesota (Southeast)

Ed has 8 acres outside of Northfield, MN for sale or rent on 4/1/2024.  There are 6 acres of forest, 1 acre of pasture and 1 tillable acre that has not been sprayed.  Housing is available.

Tell Lawmakers that Farmworkers Deserve Paid Family & Medical Leave

All Minnesotans Should Have the Ability to Care for Loved Ones

After years of organizing, we are on the verge of creating a Paid Family & Medical Leave Program where all Minnesotans contribute and benefit. All Minnesotans should have the tools they need to have the freedom to care for their loved ones without putting their finances at risk. For an average of just $3 per-week…  Read More

Ear to the Ground 308: Is Your Farm a Business?

Dave Pratt says most farms and ranches are just a collection of expensive assets and low-paying jobs. But such a dysfunctional business model is not inevitable. More Information • Ranch Management Consultants • LSP’s Soil Health & Grazing Page  • LSP’s Farm Beginnings Course • LSP’s Journeyperson Course • LSP’s Land Transitions Tools Page You can find…  Read More