Seniors Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program Coupons Still Available

Sep 15, 2021

The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program is quickly approaching the end of its season. The last day to pick up coupons is Thursday, September 30th.  A limited number of coupon booklets are available at Tioga Opportunities, Inc.’s Countryside Community Center, 9 Sheldon Guile Blvd., Owego, Monday through Friday from 9:00AM to 11:00AM and from 1:00PM to 4:00PM. Booklets will be available on a first come, first served basis.

This program puts coupons that can be used at area Farmers’ Markets into the hands of low-income older adults, helping them to maintain or improve their nutritional health. If you are 60 years of age or older and have a monthly income of $1,986 or less for a one-person household (or $2,686 or less for a two-person household), you qualify for a booklet of coupons worth $20. Each eligible individual in a household is able to receive a booklet of coupons. For more information, please call 607-687-4120, ext. 315.

If you are a farmer or farmers’ market and would like more information about becoming authorized to accept Farmers’ Market coupons, please contact the Department of Agriculture & Markets at 1-800-554-4501.

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