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Seniors Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program

What is the program?

Senior are able to receive fresh, nutritious, locally grown fruits, vegetables, honey and herbs from farmers’ markets and roadside stands. This program not only helps seniors, but also helps develop new and additional farmers’ markets, roadside stands and community supported agriculture programs.

  • Each eligible individual receives 10 – $5 checks, or $50 in benefits.

  • The checks can be used to purchase fresh, nutritious, unprepared fruits, vegetables, herbs, and honey.

  • Each person can receive assistance from Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) once per year.

  • Checks can be used between June 1st and October 31st.

Am I eligible?

  • You must be 60 years of age or older

  • Your yearly income must be at or less than:

    • $26,973 if single

    • $36,483 if a married couple

How can I apply?

Residents in Boone, Jasper, Marion, Polk and Warren counties may contact IMPACT Community Action Partnership to request assistance:

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