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Land Stewardship Project Executive Director Mark Schultz to Step Down

Search for Successor to Begin in October MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The Land Stewardship Project (LSP) announced today that Mark Schultz will be stepping down as executive director. Schultz will be working closely with LSP’s board of directors in coming months to ensure a seamless and effective transition. Schultz became executive director in 2017, taking over…  Read More

Forum to Address ‘Innovative’ Market Access for Farmers March 7 in St. Paul

SAINT PAUL, Minn. — As traditional local foods and direct-to-consumer markets have become increasingly saturated, a number of farmers and buyers in Minnesota are working together to re-shape the local foods economy. The Land Stewardship Project’s (LSP) Farm Viability Steering Committee is offering an “Innovative Markets Forum” on Thursday, March 7, from 4 p.m. to…  Read More

LSP Platform Calls for Farm Bill that Supports Farmers, Rural Communities & the Land

Platform & Survey Results Released on Northfield Area Farm Today

NORTHFIELD, Minn. — The new federal Farm Bill must benefit farmers, rural communities and the land, rather than corporate interests, said farmer-leaders of the Land Stewardship Project (LSP) today during the release of the organization’s priorities for the nation’s most comprehensive agricultural policy initiative. LSP’s 2023 Farm Bill Platform, which was launched during an event…  Read More

LSP Names Jess Anna Glover as Executive Director

Mark Schultz Retiring After 3 Decades with the Land Stewardship Project MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A veteran advocate for independent family farmers and sustainable rural communities has been named as the Land Stewardship Project’s new executive director, the organization’s board of directors announced today. Jess Anna Glover will take over from Mark Schultz, who is wrapping…  Read More