The economic downturn has inspired Tennessee officials to throw a reversal of roles in the food stamp program. Because of unprecedented demand, the state has hired food stamp recipients to handle the additional case load. WPLN’s Blake Farmer reports.
By: Blake Farmer
Blake Farmer is WPLN's assistant news director, but he wears many hats - reporter, editor and host. He covers the Tennessee state capitol while also keeping an eye on Fort Campbell and business trends, frequently contributing to national programs. Born in Tennessee and educated in Texas, Blake has called Nashville home for most of his life.
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