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Landowners finding SILT a solution

January 26, 2015

The Sustainable Iowa Land Trust made its debut in front of hundreds of farmers and landowners Jan. 23 and 24 at the Practical Farmers of Iowa annual conference. The response was astounding! President Suzan Erem and board member Paul Durrenberger held non-stop conversations at the exhibit table generously donated by SILT adviser Harn Soper, SFP LLP, and […]

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The Story of SILT

January 21, 2015

More than 100 applicants. Only 21 were permitted to present at the Slow Money National Gathering in Kentucky, 2014. SILT was there…and we won. See founder Suzan Erem’s 6-minute presentation that brought national attention, and hope, for healthy food production in Iowa.

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SILT’s friends and allies spread the word

Farmers, leaders, friends converge to tell media why SILT matters Des Moines, Iowa, Jan. 28, 2015: Television, newspapers and radio along with supporters filled the space at Gateway Market this  morning to hear about the new Sustainable Iowa Land Trust created to protect land to grow healthy food. They heard from local farmers Larry Cleverly and Jason Clasen, […]

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