Our Slow Dinner later this month will honor Suzan Erem, President of the Sustainable Iowa Land Trust (or SILT). SILT advisers and board members will introduce SILT to Slow Food fans and explain how Slow Money voted to support SILT in our earliest days.
The Sustainable Iowa Land Trust seeks to obtain land, and development rights to land around our cities and towns. They work with landowners, city planners, and private developers, building small farms into the planning and development process. (Picture a town or suburban development, centered on a small farm, where the farmer can sell produce right out his or her back door).