No. 2, 2020, Land Stewardship Letter

• An online version of the Land Stewardship Letter is here. Image

A pdf version is here.

• Paper copies are available by contacting Brian DeVore at 612-722-6377 or via e-mail.

Table of Contents

(Click on headings for separate pdfs of articles)

Stewardship Roots…3
One Disruption Away
COVID-19 Crisis Resources
A Geography of Hope

Myth Buster…6
Big Meat's Big Lie

LSP News…7
Staff Changes

Policy & Organizing…8
MN State Legislative Wrap-up
Organizing & Social Change Cohort
Shocks to the System
Loan Guarantees & Other Foreclosure Help

COVID Community…12
Packing Plants as Community Resources
Survey: Lack of Processing Hobbling Local Meat Production

Justice on the Land…13
Racism is Not Sustainable
LSP & Social Justice
Time to Level the Farm Playing Field
Where Do We Go After George Floyd?

Soil Health…18
Eyes on the Underground Acres
Join the Soil Builders' Network

Farm Transitions…22
A Farm Transition Power Team
Removing the Spectre of Speculation
Farm Transition Tools
Is Farming in Your Future?
Seeking Farmers-Seeking Land Clearinghouse

Reviews…28
American Harvest
Farming While Black

Membership Update…30
Are You Registered to Vote?
Membership Questions?
Get Current With LIVE-WIRE
In Memory & in Honor
Support LSP in Your Workplace
When We Lose Farmers, We Lose Community
Crisis Resources

Stewardship Calendar…32
LSP Online Field Days

Farm Beginnings…32
2020-2021 Course Accepting Applications