If you are a senior who lives in New York State, aged 60 years or older, and low-income, you may be eligible to receive Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) checks. Eligible seniors receive a booklet with $4.00 Senior FMNP checks that can only be used to purchase local, fresh, unprocessed vegetables and fruits at participating farmers markets and farm stands.
Senior Project FRESH/Market FRESH. The Senior Project FRESH/Market FRESH program is aimed at helping older adults eat healthier as they age. The program provides participants free nutrition counseling and $20 in coupons that can be exchanged for fresh fruits, vegetables, and other healthy foods sold at local farmers markets and roadside stands.
Participation in the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program is limited to those senior citizens who are 60 years and older and whose gross income (i.e., income before deductions for income taxes, Social Security taxes, insurance premiums, bonds, etc.) is equal to or less than the income poverty guidelines increased by 185%.
The Department of Aging partners with area agencies on aging to offer the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program in 45 counties. Participants receive ten $5 coupons to use at participating farmers' markets and roadside stands. Coupons can be redeemed for Ohio-grown fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs and honey. Some restrictions apply.
Each eligible senior that applies will receive $35 in coupons that may be used from June 1 through October 31. Coupons for the SFMNP will be provided to eligible applicants through distribution agencies on a first-come, first-serve basis in areas with authorized farmers.
About 20,000 seniors in northwest Ohio will receive $50 worth of coupons to buy fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs and honey from local farmers. The Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio, Inc., is taking applications for the 2019 Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program until the coupons run out. To get an application, please click here.. Fresh produce is key to preventing and managing a ...
Ohio Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program Applications If you are 60 years of age or older and meet income guidelines, you may qualify for $50 worth of coupons to be used at local Farmer’s Markets for fresh produce, herbs, and honey grown locally.
Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP). This USDA program serves seniors 60 years of age and over. Seniors must meet income requirements - 185% of federal poverty level (2020) $1,968 monthly for one person or $2,685 for a couple. Currently, about 2,400 people are being served.
Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program 2019 Season . 2019 SFMNP PARTICIPANT ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS I certify that I have not already received a 2019 SFMNP Check Booklet for the season. I certify that I am at least 60 years of age or older. I certify that my household annual income does not exceed 185% of poverty level. (See chart below)
Iowan farmers took a major hit from the trade war with China in 2019, which dropped demand for corn and ... In January, 14% of the state’s population enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance ...