Volume 20, No.4, Winter 2002

Features

Peter Hill
Why have farmers received such largesse from the federal government?
Linda Platts
Kelmscott Farm in Maine preserves endangered livestock varieties.
Spent grains and stale beer make nutritious meals for livestock.
Multi-billion-dollar farm subsidies won't last forever.

Columns

Daniel Benjamin
A market approach to conservation: Buy land.

Perspectives

Linda Platts
The high desert of southern Idaho seems an unlike
Linda Platts
A tidal wave of wastewater from rapidly growing
Linda Platts
Grain growers in Washington's Spokane Valley tradition