Long before Boeing, Microsoft, Starbucks or Amazon, Washington State was known for its world-class agriculture. Apple orchards and waving wheat fields. Hops for the finest beer and potatoes for your favorite French fries.
Most of the world now sees our state very differentlythe home of high-tech, high-flying jets and highly caffeinated beverages. Yet agriculture remains at the heart of what makes Washington what it is.
The Spokesman-Review's hardcover book "A Year in the Fields" examines the agriculture industry with in-depth reporting and rich photo journalism."