What is Farm Market Fresh for Older Adults?
Older adults are eligible to receive 10 vouchers ($5 each), totalling $50 worth of farmers’ market vouchers to purchase fresh fruits, vegetables, and fresh cut herbs from approved vendors if the following statements are true:
- You are 60 years of age or older.
- You are a resident of a locality that participates in the program.
- You do not live in the same household and you are not an immediate family member of the farmer who grows the produce.
- You meet the program’s income requirements. You must certify your household income.
Vouchers issued to eligible participants:
June 1 - September 30
Vouchers can be redeemed at participating
farmers' markets & roadside stands:
June 1 - November 18
The WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) was established by Congress in July 1992 to provide fresh, nutritious, unprepared, locally grown fruits and vegetables through farmers’ markets and roadside stands to WIC participants, and to expand awareness and use of, and sales at, farmers’ markets and roadside stands.
What is Farm Market Fresh for WIC?
Pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women, infants (5-12 months) and children (1 year to 5 years of age) are eligible to receive $30 worth of farmers’ market checks to purchase fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs from approved vendors.
Who is eligible?
WIC families who are served by the following WIC Clinics:
Did you receive farmers’ market checks?
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