Volume 20, No.4, Winter 2002


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.


Daniel Benjamin
A market approach to conservation: Buy land.


Linda Platts
A tidal wave of wastewater from rapidly growing towns and suburbs is
Linda Platts
Grain growers in Washington's Spokane Valley traditionally burned the rubble
Linda Platts
The high desert of southern Idaho seems an unlikely spot for fish farms