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Oct. 21: Executive Director of Land Stewardship Project

George Boody will discuss "The Necessity of Sustainable Agriculture for Healthy Communities in Rural Minnesota."

Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 10-15-2015

Mankato, Minn. – George Boody, executive director of the Land Stewardship Project, will present a lecture on “The Necessity of Sustainable Agriculture for Healthy Communities in Rural Minnesota” on Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 4-6 p.m. in Ostrander Auditorium, located in Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Centennial Student Union.

The event is free and open to the public, with free public parking available in the visitor pay lot located on Ellis Avenue in front of the Centennial Student Union.

The Minnesota State Mankato Environmental Committee is sponsoring Boody’s visit, in partnership with the University’s Kessel Peace Institute, Library Services and the Common Read Program.

According to its website, the Land Stewardship Project is a private, nonprofit organization founded in 1982, with offices in the Minnesota communities of Lewiston, Montevideo and south Minneapolis. Its mission is to create transformational change to the food and farming system.

For more information about the event contact Monika Antonelli, reference/outreach librarian, by phone at 507-389-2507 or by email at For information about other environmental activities on campus visit the Minnesota State Mankato Green Campus website.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,193 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 31 state institutions.

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