The Connecticut Department of Agriculture provides income-eligible older adults (60+) with electronic benefit cards that can be exchanged for items 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 2022 (gross) income limits for a one and two person households are : Single person = $26,973 annually or $2,248 monthly or Two People = $36,482 annually or $3,041 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, honey and eggs.
For more information or pick up - contact:
Elizabeth Carpenter- Social Services Coordinator or Amber Shaw- Assistant to Social Services Coordinator at 860-399-3090