Food/Juice/Non-Food Supplies



Northwest Tennessee Economic Development Council (NWTEDC)

Head Start/Early Head Start serving 13 counties in Northwest Tennessee

(Benton, Carroll, Crockett, Dyer, Fayette, Gibson, Henry, Lake, Lauderdale, Madison,

  Obion, Tipton and Weakley) is currently accepting bids for Food/Juice to be used to provide meals (breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack) for the children through the Child and Adult Care

Food Program and Non-Food Supplies for Head Start and Early Head Start Centers:


“ Food/Juice/Non-Food Supplies” – FJNFS02


The contract period for this bid is July 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020 with the option of yearly renewals to run October 1 – September 30 thereafter, not to exceed four (4) additional years.  Renewal contracts after the initial contract term has the option of a reasonable price increase of <5%.  This price increase must be per item.



Contract bid packet can be picked up at:

Northwest Tennessee Economic Development Council,

Head Start/Early Head Start

938C Walnut Avenue West

McKenzie, TN  38201


Contract bid packet can be mailed to you by contacting the

office at (731) 352-4743.  Sealed bids must be received at the

address listed above by 3:00 p.m. (CST) on April 24, 2019.  The bids will be

publicly opened April 25, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. (CST).  No emailed or faxed bids will be

accepted.  Contract bids must be signed, sealed and plainly marked by specified

bid code as listed above.  No awards will be given on this date.

Initial awarded Bid Contract Term will begin July 01, 2019 – September 30, 2020.


NWTEDC reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.


In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, and reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activicy. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).


Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible State or local Agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (vice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information is available in languages other than English.


To file a complaint alleging discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at, or at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form.  To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.  Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: Mail:U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410.  Fax: (202) 690-7442; or Email:


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.