Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) - Southwest PA

Pennsylvania Department of Aging


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General Information
Description of ServiceProvides eligible seniors with checks that can be redeemed for the purchase of fresh, locally grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs from approved farmers' markets. Checks are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis on the designated distribution day for each county. Each eligible recipient receives four $5.00 checks to redeem at a qualified farmers' markets or roadside stands. Click here to search for participating farmers' markets and farm stands.
Distribution Dates & Locations:
Geographical AreaAllegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer, Washington, Westmoreland
Intake ProcedureEligible Seniors recipients receive the SFMNP by going to a distribution site in their county. Distribution site information is available by calling the county aging office in the county the senior resides. Distributions are often through the AAA network of senior centers.
Intake RequirementsPhoto identification for proof of age and residency is required.
Helpful TipsOverview of how the program works: https://www.agriculture.pa.gov/Food/food_assistance/Farmers%20Senior%20Farmers%20Market%20Nutrition%20Program/Pages/default.aspx
 
Client Information
Target PopulationLow-Income
Age GroupSenior Citizens
EligibilitySeniors must be 60 or older by December 31st of the program year, must not live in a residential facility providing meals, and must meet the income eligibility guidelines. and meet income requirements ($22,459 annual gross income for a one-person household and $30,451 for a two-person household).
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Hours of farm stands and markets vary.
Contact Information
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Main Phone 2-1-1
Other Phone 412-350-5460 - Allegheny County (SeniorLine)
Web Address https://www.pameals.pa.gov/mealspublic/farmmarkets/marketsearch.aspx?PC=FMNP
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Pennsylvania Department of Aging
Affiliated Program: Pennsylvania Department of Aging
This Service: Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) - Southwest PA
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Farmers Markets (BD-2400.2250)
Food Vouchers (BD-1800.2250)