Only a small handful of Tennessee farmers choose to go without pesticides, manmade fertilizers or weed killers. But their number is growing at a time when agriculture as a whole has only just stopped declining. And they have help. Acre for acre, organic farms are eligible for more state assistance than their conventional peers. WPLN’s Nina Cardona has the story.
By: Nina Cardona
Nina Cardona is WPLN's host for All Things Considered. As a reporter, she covers a wide range of assignments with an emphasis on culture, the arts and local history. A graduate of Converse College, she's lived in Middle Tennessee most of her life.
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