Area farmer and author Jim VanDerPol launched his first book, "Conversations with the Land" this morning, Dec. 30, 2011 at the Land Stewardship Project Office in the Milwaukee Road Depot in Montevideo, MN.


Area farmer and author Jim VanDerPol launched his first book, "Conversations with the Land" this morning, Dec. 30, 2011 at the Land Stewardship Project Office in the Milwaukee Road Depot in Montevideo, MN.

During the launch he read from the book which is comprised of a collection of essays and columns he has written for other publications.