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Suppressing a 2-Way Conversation

Sometimes one has to lose something to gain an appreciation for just how valuable an asset it was. That thought came to mind during the last hearing of the 48-year-old Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Citizens’ Board, which was held June 23 in Saint Paul. It was the last hearing because just a few weeks prior…  Read More

Farm Transitions: A Transition Power Team

A Farm Transfers Ownership & a Farmer Transfers into a New Role What’s that stuff in soil that’s supposed to provide humans a sense of wellbeing? You know, like a protozoa-based version of Prozac? Emmalyn Kayser is trying to come up with the name on a recent March afternoon as she and Chris Burkhouse squat…  Read More

Farm Beginnings Profile: Sara Morrison

No More Horsing Around

In 2005, Sara Morrison was driving home to Minnesota after spending a few long days at a Saint Louis horse show. Traveling, often with a horse trailer in tow, was nothing new to her. Since getting a degree in equine science eight years before, Morrison had spent much of her life on the road, preparing…  Read More

Axdahl’s Garden Farm & Greenhouse

Axdahl’s Garden Farm and Greenhouse, a family owned and operated farm, is situated along the St. Croix River in Stillwater, Minn. Our farm market is located at 7452 Manning Avenue North in Stillwater. We practice sustainable farming, are long-time members of the Land Stewardship Project, highly involved with the NRCS’s Conservation Stewardship Program, and our…  Read More

StrongHeart Farms

StrongHeart Farms is a mixed vegetable farm located in the St. Croix River Valley, just north of Stillwater, Minn. This is our second year in operation and we will be offering a Summer CSA membership AND a Fall CSA membership. We will be delivering our CSA shares to multiple drop-sites across Stillwater, St. Paul, and…  Read More

Shepherd Moon Farm

Shepherd Moon Farm is located on 47 acres in the St. Croix River Valley. We are a female-operated and family-run farm committed to caring for the Earth, creating a vibrant local community, and developing the local economy. Our stewardship practices include growing vegetables free of chemicals using crop rotations, limited tillage, green manures, animal manure,…  Read More

Meander Art Crawl

Enjoy Local Foods on the Meander Art Crawl Sept. 30-Oct. 2 Planning on joining the Meander Art Crawl (Sept. 30-Oct. 2) in the Upper Minnesota River Valley? Check out the local foods produced by LSP member- farmers and others that will be featured at the following Meander stops: • Bluenose Gopher Public House (Stop #7): Serving…  Read More

Protozoa, Pastures & Profits

Innovative Farming Requires an Innovative Approach to Soil Health It’s a bright June day in southeastern Minnesota, and the hilly landscape is in full summer bloom. But as Chuck Henry watches his dairy herd graze a mix of winter wheat and Sudan grass, he has numbers on his mind: 33,000 bites per day, per cow;…  Read More

Solar Powered Land Access

Proving Energy & Food Production Can Co-Exist — 1 Megawatt at a Time

On an overcast day in late June, Arlo Hark drives a semi into a gravel parking lot near the southeastern Minnesota community of Rushford pulling a trailer adorned with an “Eat Lamb: 10,000 Coyotes Can’t be Wrong” bumper sticker. He opens two doors on the side of the trailer and 120 lambs and ewes explode…  Read More