No. 2, 2023, Land Stewardship Letter

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

A downloadable pdf version is here.

• Archived pdf versions of the Land Stewardship Letter are here.

• Archived online versions 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
• Speaking Up for Integrity
• LSP’s Long Range Plan

Myth Buster…5
• Nitrogen & Crop Yields

LSP News…6
• LSP Staff Update
• New Board Members
• Get Current with LIVE-WIRE
• Need an LSP Speaker?
• Social Justice Guide
• Land Access Meet & Greets

Policy & Organizing…8
• Digesting the Facts on Digesters
• Land Stewardship Action Fund
• Legislative Preview
• Legislative Field Day
• 2024 Family Farm Breakfast
• Court Supports Factory Farm Size Limit
• Submit Your Story to Powerline
• Conservation’s Contradictions
• LSP & the New Farm Bill

Community Food Systems…14
• Lunchroom Stewardship
• LSP’s Community Food Systems Work

Soil Health…16
• The Long, Hot Summer
• Rooting Out Nitrates
• EPA: SE MN Nitrates Need Addressed
• Join the Soil Builders’ Network

Farm Beginnings…27
• Applications Being Accepted for 2024-2025 Course
• Beginning & Emerging Farmer Funding

Farm Transitions…28
• A Ticket to Transition
• Winter Farm Transition Workshop
• Seeking Farmers-Seeking Land Clearinghouse
• Retiring & Beginning Farmer Resources

Betting the Farm
• Jesus for Farmers and Fishers

Membership Update…34
• Twin Cities Cookout & Potluck
• Membership Questions?
• Planned Giving to LSP
• In Memory & in Honor

Stewardship Calendar…36
• Transition Series
• Legislative Session
• Winter Workshops

Stewardship Shop…36
• Caps, Bumper Stickers, “40 Years” Book