USDA Commodities

Highland Rim delivers USDA Surplus commodities through the Tennessee Department of Agriculture. Commodities are distributed quarterly to each of the four counties within the HREC service delivery area.

The Highland Rim Economic Corporation contracts with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture to distribute donated food items to households residing within the agency's 4 county service area.

Program Eligibility

Eligible households are defined as those households meeting one of the following requirements:

  • Fall at or below 150% of the federal poverty guidelines
  • Proof of assistance programs such as food stamps, AFDC, SSI, Families First, public housing, and Low Income Heating Energy Assistance Program

Commodity Distributions Locations

Dickson County Dickson County Neighborhood Service Center
707 Colonial Village, Hwy 70 East
Dickson, TN 37055
Houston County Houston County Neighborhood Service Center
213 College Street, PO Box 208
Erin, TN 37061
Humphreys County Humphreys County Neighborhood Service Center
107 Mill St.
Waverly, TN 37185
Stewart County Stewart County Courthouse
PO Box 704
Dover, TN 37058
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Highland Rim Economic Corporation
213 College Street, PO BOX 208
Erin, TN 37061

Our agency works towards creating a network of support for everyone and focuses on building self-reliance and providing aid. We use outreach and programs to help change lives and give hope, and make our community a better place to live.