Eat Well, Save Well, Live Well...

TNCEP is a nutrition education program for individuals and families who participate or are eligible to participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). UT Extension, through TNCEP, helps participants learn how to choose and prepare healthy foods, use SNAP and related resources effectively and live a healthy lifestyle.

In Bedford County we offer educational programs for adults and youth working through our coalition and program partners who work with the SNAP audience. Please click on the buttons below for more information about the programs we offer.  If you would like to participate in a program or would like to partner with us, please call Yesenia Garcia for more information and scheduling. Programs are offered in English or in Spanish. 

Coma Bien, Ahorre, Viva Bien...

TNCEP es un programa de nutricion para aquellos quienes participen o puedan calificar en el Programa de Suplementos Alimenticios (SNAP). UT Extension, en acuerdo con TNCEP, ayuda alos participantes a aprender a como escoger comidas saludables, aprendera a usar SNAP y otros servicios gratuitos eficientemente y a vivir una vida saludable.

En el condado de Bedford ofrecemos programas educacionales para adultos y jovenes atra vez de nuestra coalicion y miembros del programa quienes trabajan con audiencia que recibe SNAP. Favor de hacer click en alguna del las opciones de abajo para mas informacion. Si le gustaria participar en el programa o le gustaria ser miembro de nuestra coalicion favor de llamar a Yesenia para mas informacion y horarios de clases. Los programas se ofrecen en Ingles y Espanol.

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Funding for TNCEP is provided by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Tennessee Department of Human Services.

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides nutriton assistance to people with low income. It can help you buy nutritious foods for a better diet. To find out more, contact your local Department of Human Service (DHS) Office, call 1-866-311-4287 or visit the DHS website.  The USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.





Yesenia Garcia
TNCEP Program Assistant

Upcoming Classes and Events:

 The policy to postpone on all UT/TSU Extension face-to-face meetings has been extended until April 30, 2020. If you need anything, please feel free to call our office at 931-684-5971.


  • After school youth group meets at Housing Community Center 3pm-4pm. First Thursday monthly.
  • MyPlate For My Family- Adults series meeting Second Friday monthly 1:30-2:30pm. 
  • MyPlate For My Family- Adult series meeting second Tuesday 10:30-11:30am

Adut classes start as a group forms please call to sign up!!


Call for more info and to register      (931)684-5971



If you are interested in participating in an Eating Smart at Home class contact Yesenia.  If we have enough interest to create a class at our office we will schedule one!


Program Partners:

  • Centerstone
  • DHS
  • Bedford County Health Department
  • Head Start
  • Bedford County Schools
  • Shelbyville Housing Authority
  • First Choice Pregnancy Counseling Center
  • Argie Cooper Public Library
  • Bedford County Pre-K
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Healthier Bedford
  • Community Clinic of Shelbyville

Interested in becoming a partner?  Click here for the partner brochure and contact Yesenia for more information.