Spring 2007 Land Stewardship Letter

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Table of Contents

Membership Update…3

• LSP's new logo
• Make your donation go further
• In memory of Ludoph Torstenson


• Land ethics in action
• Letters: Grain subsidies & livestock

Myth Buster…6

• Conservation tillage & global warming

LSP News…7

• LSP turns 25
• Minar, Palmer join board
• Murphy serves internship
• Walk for justice Sept. 16
Planting in the Dust 2007
• Farm Beginnings deadline Aug. 30
• Community Food & Farm Fest
• LSPers meet with U.S. Rep. Walz
* Serfling Scholarship
• Kickapoo Country Fair
• Members honored
• Organic record keeping workshop

Fresh Faces-Fresh Farming…12

• Justin Leonhardt & Gayle Hanson

Policy Update…13

• Beginning farmer bill introduced
• LSPers in the nation's capitol
• The latest on CSP
• Capitol Family Farm Breakfast

Western Minn. Update…19

• Homegrown Economy conference

A Contentious Link in the Food Chain…20

• Centro Campesino's stand for justice
• LSP & Centro Campesino join forces

Food & Farm Connection…24

• Food Alliance Midwest's annual meeting
• Healthy food & health care
• How to get good food to those in need
Buy Fresh Buy Local in the St. Croix River Valley


Food Fight
From the Farm to the Table


Stewardship Calendar…32