Tri-State Growers Inc. is based in Mountain City, Tennessee is part of the foundation of Tennessee Farmers Cooperative some 70,000 farmer members. The Tennessee Farmers Cooperative and Tri-State Growers, Inc. were both chartered in 1945. Tri-State Growers Inc, has currently over 800 members. These organizations began because at the end of World War II the people of Tennessee started to show extreme high interest in forming their own business in hopes to have reliable sources of production information needed in their farming operations. Tri-States supplies the full time farmer or weekend gardener with product supplies and resourceful knowledge to meet the customers needs.