2021 Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program


Farmers Market

 

The Connecticut Department of Agriculture provides low income seniors with checks that can be exchanged for eligible foods at farmers’ markets. 

Eligibility Guidelines: The individual is 60 years of age or older, OR is a disabled individual under the age of 60 living in housing facilities occupied primarily by older individuals where congregate nutrition services are provided. The 2021 (gross) income limits for a one and two person household are : Single person = $23,828 annually or $1,986 monthly or  Two People  = $32,227 annually or $2,686 monthly. The individual has gone through proper means testing to support income eligibility. Participants not identified by proper means testing shall not be given SFMNP checks.

Eligible Products: You may purchase CT grown fruits, vegetables, fresh cut herbs and honey.


For more information or pick up - contact:

Elizabeth Carpenter- Social Services Coordinator or Amber Shaw- Assistant to Social Services Coordinator  at 860-399-3090

Office hours:    Mon-Wed 9am-4pm - Thurs 9-7 - Friday 9am-12pm