No. 2, 2022, Land Stewardship Letter

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

Table of Contents

Stewardship Roots…3
• Linking the Arts, People & the Land

Myth Buster…4
• Commodity Ag & Rural Economics

LSP News…5
• LSPers Demand Fish Kill Answers
• New LSP Board Members
• LSP Staff Update
• Need an LSP Speaker?
• 40th Anniversary Events
• CSA Farmers: Time to Sign-up
• Get Current with LIVE-WIRE
• LSP Fact Sheet Series

Policy & Organizing…8
• Planks of the 2023 Farm Bill Platform
• Minnesota Food & Farm Campaign
• Ag Census: Stand Up & be Counted
• LSP’s Long Range Plan
• Deep Canvassing’s Deep Impact
• Connect with LSAF

Community Food Systems…12
• LSP Holds Community Food Listening Sessions
• Report: Meat Processing Bottleneck Choking Rural Economies
• Ending the Extractive Economy

Farm Beginnings…15
• Applications Being Accepted for 2023-2024 Class
• Seeking Farmers-Seeking Land Clearinghouse
• Farm Beginnings Profile: In the Middle of Somewhere
• Are You Dreaming of Farming?
• Farm Beginnings Profile: Solar Powered Land Access

Renting It Out Right…21
• Patchwork Quilt Stewardship
• Building a Regenerative Rental Relationship
• Conservation Leases Toolkit

• Digging Deep: A Season of Knowledge Transfer
• Soil Building by the Numbers
• Join the Soil Builders’ Network

Braiding Sweetgrass
The Seed Keeper
• Robin Wall Kimmerer to Speak at LSP 40th Event in January

Membership Update…34
• Return of the Twin Cities Picnic
• Shop the LSP Store
• Membership Questions?
• In Memory & in Honor

Supporting Stewardship…36

Stewardship Calendar…36