2018 Senior Farmer's Market Nutrition Program
This program was established in 2002 by the Federal and State Dept. of Agriculture to (a) provide seniors who are nutritionally at risk, resources in the form of fresh, nutritious unprepared foods (such as fruits and vegetables) from farmers’ markets; and (b) expand the awareness and use of farmers’ markets and increase sales at such markets. In collaboration with Area Agency on Aging, the vouchers are distributed annually to eligible seniors statewide.
All three of the Program Requirements must be met and are the following:
The person must be at least 60 years old or turn 60 by Dec. 31st by the end of this year. (Proof of age required)*
The person must reside in Luzerne or Wyoming County. (Proof of residency required).*
The person’s total household income must be within 2018 Income Eligibility Requirement listed below: