No. 3, 2016, Land Stewardship Letter

Download a pdf version of this issue here. Extra paper copies are
available by contacting Brian DeVore at 612-722-6377 or via e-mail.


Table of Contents

LSP in Transition…3
• Boody Hands Off Leadership Reins to Schultz

Culture & Agriculture…4
• The Art of Soil Conservation

LSP News…6
• New LSP Montevideo Office
• 2016 LSP Twin Cities Cookout & Potluck
• LSP Staff Changes
• LSP's Abdinur Appointed to Environmental Justice Group

Policy & Organizing…8
• A Cross-Border Connection
• Corporate Health Insurance's Failure
• Dealing with Healthcare in 2017
• Momentum Grows for Frac Sand Ban
• Beginning Farmer & Rancher Report
• Arnold & Langworthy on Committees

Policy & Organizing…14
• Urban Soil Health Initiative

Farm Beginnings…16
• Farm Beginnings Accepting 2016-2017 Applications
• Racial Justice Cohort
• Sustainable Ag Grants
• In Farming in Your Future?
• Farm Beginnings Collaborative, FSA & Financial Education
Fresh Faces-Fresh Farming: Andy Cotter & Irene Genelin
Seeking Farmers-Seeking Land Clearinghouse

Farm Transitions…22
• LSP Offering 3-Part Transition Workshop this Winter
Farm Transitions Toolkit

Continuous Living Cover…23
• Cover, Cattle & Clean Water
• Cropping Systems Calculator
• Feathers, Food & Inebriated Grasshoppers

The Big Marsh
Vitamin N
• 'Agri' Cultural Podcasts

Membership Update…30
• 6 Ways You Can Support LSP This Fall
• In Memory & in Honor
• Volunteer for LSP
• Support LSP in Your Workplace

Stewardship Calendar…32