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Stories Of Today’s Tennessee Farmers In “Love For The Land”

Brooks Lamb
Brooks Lamb
Brooks Lamb

Year after year, farmers here in the Southeast and around the country confront adversities and uncertainties - the weather and the economy are just a few.

Why do some small and mid-size farmers choose to stick with their business and care for their land?Brooks Lamb talked to a few farmers here in Tennessee about that.

He is the author of “Love for the Land: Lessons from Farmers Who Persist in Place.”

On Thursday, starting at 4 PM, he will appear at The Book & Cover here in Chattanooga.

“Love For The Land” cover.
Brooks Lamb

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