Your TN food stamps card can do this?!

(Last Updated On: June 4, 2019)

Got a TN food stamps card? You may also qualify for cheap internet, discounted veterinary care and more! Most people don’t realize just how many perks you can receive with a TN food stamps card… so we rounded them all up into this list!

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Amazon offers discounted Amazon Prime memberships for customers who receive TN food stamps or Medicaid benefits! You’ll need to verify that you receive food stamps or Medicaid to get this incredible price.

Cell phones and service are available free from several providers. Choose a provider here.

Internet for $5-$10/month? We’ve found discounts from Comcast, CenturyLink and other providers around the US. Click here to see all the discounted Internet programs you could qualify for.

Plant a garden! The federal food stamps law says you can buy seeds and produce-bearing plants with your TN food stamps card!

Power companies may be able to help with your high electric bills. We’ve found special low-income rates, free home improvements and more! Discover what your company offers here.

Property tax exemptions may be available for low income veterans and seniors. You’ll need to contact your county assessor’s office for more info.

Student loan payments can crush a low income budget. Income-based repayment plans could drop your payment to ZERO dollars per month! Get the details here.

Summer food services help kids eat healthy when free or low cost school meals aren’t available.

Veterinary care grants may be able to help with your pet’s vet bills.

YMCA offers reduced prices for low income individuals and families. Contact your local branch for details!

Wait — you can’t afford to miss this!

You could qualify for more food stamps funds! We’ve found several ways that you can get more food stamps money each month. It’s all right there in the law! Some simple mistakes or oversights in the paperwork could cost you hundreds of dollars per month in food stamps funds. You can learn how to get the most food stamps benefits in this article.

You can even get cash back from your food stamps card! It’s true and it’s legal – no cash benefits required. One of our readers earned an additional $437.84 just by shopping with her food stamps card. She uses that extra money to buy diapers, wipes and other essentials. Here’s how.

Did you know your TN food stamps could do this?

Your food stamps card can do a lot more than just pick up groceries at your local supermarket!

Buy gift baskets and more! No joke – this is all part of the actual federal food stamps law. Here’s a list of unexpected things you can actually buy with your food stamps funds. 

Shop at these retailers! Did you know that Costco, farmer’s markets and even you-pick strawberry fields can accept TN food stamps benefits? Some retailers (including farmer’s markets) even give you discounts or free stuff if you shop there with your food stamps card!

Jonesborough’s Farmer’s Market offers 50% off all EBT purchases up to $60, so you could receive up to $30 in free fresh produce! Other farmers markets have dollar-matching programs as well.

You can also use your TN food stamps card at discount grocery stores, like Miller’s Xtreme Discount Grocery in Greenville!

Get discounted admission!

For your convenience, we’ve organized our free and discounted museum admission list alphabetically by city. We’ve also used green titles so you can easily tell which museums accept out-of-state EBT cards!

It is important to remember that you cannot pay for admission with your EBT card. You will show the EBT card to receive the discount but you will need to pay the remaining admission price, if any, in cash or with a credit/debit card.


Creative Discovery  Museum – $2 per person

Over 200,000 people per year explore the hands-on, interactive exhibits at Chatanooga’s Creative Discovery Museum – and now, EBT recipients can explore it at a discount!

Since November 2015, the Creative Discovery Museum in Chattanooga has offered discounted admission for families with TN food stamps cards. This museum also offers a Free Family Night on the second Thursday of each month.

Hunter Museum of American Art – $2 per person

The Hunter Museum of American Art showcases American artwork. Part of the collection dates back to the Colonial Period. The collection includes sculptures, photography, paintings, glass and more. It’s just $2 per person with your EBT card!


aMuse’um Children’s Museum – $3 per person or less

This children’s museum is a new Museums for All partner. With an EBT card, up to four people can visit for $3 per person or less!


ArtsAccess – FREE

ArtsAccess helps low income residents get free tickets for certain events. You can reserve up to four tickets per family using an ArtsAccess card. You can click here to see a list of current ArtsAccess events.

To qualify for an ArtsAccess card, you must have TN food stamps, TennCare, Church Health or be disabled, age 65+ or a military family. You will need to apply at one of the locations on this list.

Memphis Botanic Garden – FREE

Low income families may qualify for free access through the Free Family Membership Program. This pass provides free admission for up to two adults and all children under 18 years old. Just show up with your Tennessee food stamps card to receive your membership! Thanks for the tip, East Memphis Moms!

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Adventure Science Center – $3 per person or $29 per family per YEAR

The Adventure Science Center offers a mix of permanent and revolving exhibits that engage children and adults alike! They also offer two separate low income assistance programs.

As a Museums for All member, Adventure Science Center offers $3 admission for up to four people per EBT card!

The Adventure Science Center also offers an Adventure Access program for low-income families. Families who qualify can purchase an annual general admission pass for just $25… and that gives the family admission for an entire year!

If you receive TN food stamps benefits, WIC or TANF  and have a Tennessee-issued photo ID, you can qualify for this program. Email [email protected] for more information or apply at the guest services desk. Be sure to bring your documentation!

Country Music Hall of Fame – $5 per family per YEAR

Local residents who receive TN food stamps can purchase a Family Membership for just $5 per year! That’s $95 off the regular price of $100!

To qualify, you must show a driver’s license or permit, library card, passport or utility bill. You must also prove that you live in one of the following nearby Tennessee counties:

  • Cheatham
  • Davidson
  • Robertson
  • Rutherford
  • Sumner
  • Williamson
  • Wilson

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