No. 1, 2024, Land Stewardship Letter

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

A downloadable pdf version is here.

• Downloadable pdf back issues of the Land Stewardship Letter are here.

• Interactive online back issues of the Land Stewardship Letter are here.

• Paper copies are available by contacting Brian DeVore at 612-816-9342 or via e-mail.

Table of Contents

Stewardship Roots…3
• Sister Mary Tacheny’s LSP Legacy
• Mapping Out LSP’s Future

Myth Buster…5
• Climate-Smart Ag & the “Cobra Effect”

LSP News…6
• LSP Staff Update
• Songs of the Soil

Policy & Organizing…7
• “Ag Groups” File Daley Farm Amicus Brief
• Nitrate Plan Falls Short
• 2024 MN Legislative Session Wrap-up
• Senate Releases Farm Bill Draft
• How LSAF Makes a Local Impact
• Tell Us Your Story

5 Examples of Regenerative Ag Knowledge’s People-to-People Flow:
• Soil
• Climate
• Livestock
• Food
• Entrepreneurship

Climate Resilience…20
• Silvopasturing’s Promise
• Tree Talk

Soil Health…25
• Johnson-Su Composting Results
• Composting: Look & Listen

Farm Beginnings…26
• Applications Being Accepted for 2024-2025 Course
• Future Farmers Speak Out
• FB Profile: R. Roots Garden

Farmland Access…30
• Seeking Farmers-Seeking Land Clearinghouse
• Retiring & Beginning Farmer Resources

Community-Based Foods…31
• CSA’s Past, Present, Future

Perennial Ceremony

Membership Update…34
• Membership Profile: Gina Aguilar
• Thanks to Our Holiday Card Designer
• Membership Questions?
• Planned Giving to LSP
• In Memory & in Honor

Stewardship Calendar…36
• Twin Cities Cookout
• Grazing School
• Policy Meetings

Stewardship Shop…36
• Caps, Bumper Stickers, T-shirts