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Tomorrow’s Child

July 16, 2015

This poem was posted at a TED blog. We thank them for sharing, and we share it here as an expression of how we see our work at SILT. Tomorrow’s Child © Glenn Thomas Without a name; an unseen face and knowing not your time nor place Tomorrow’s Child, though yet unborn, I met you […]

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SILT News Coast-to-Coast (almost)

June 22, 2015

SILT has been making the news across Iowa, nearly coast to coast!  In mid-June, the Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil covered SILT’s “breaking new ground” party at the Loess Hills Young People’s Farm, SILT’s first acquisition ever with a nice feature including photos of this amazing farm. Kudos to the reporter tackling a complicated transaction. Now begins the […]

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SILT Acquires its First Farm!

June 3, 2015

We’ve only existed for 5 months, yet today SILT announces that we’ve acquired our first farm – 53 acres of tillable and oak savanna just 15 minutes from downtown Omaha!

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Upcoming Events

SILT speakers are available for your regular meeting, program or conference. Contact us at with details!

Saturday, July 25
Come visit SILT volunteer Wren Almitra at the Iowa City Farmers Market and learn more about protecting land to grow healthy food while getting our next gen farmers started out on the right foot.

Save the date! Nov. 12
Celebrate SILT's first birthday at the beautiful Hotel Pattee, Perry IA. with Iowa folk singer Dave Moore on stage! Join sustainable ag leaders, artists and performers for a fun evening with old friends and new.