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2023 Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

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To apply to the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP), please go to: www.aaccw.org or you can email us at: aaccw.fm@dshs.wa.gov.

To request an application by mail please call: 509-886-0700 x 235

*Applications must be received in our office by June 14, 2023.

Each qualified senior who resides in Adams, Chelan, Douglas, Grant, Lincoln, and Okanogan counties will have the opportunity to receive an $80 benefit card which replaces the paper vouchers to use at approved Farmers Markets and Farm Stores in Washington State for fresh fruit, vegetables, honey, and herbs starting Effective June 1, 2023, through October 31, 2023.

Qualifications:

To be eligible for the SFMNP, you must meet all of the following:

You must be 60 years old or older (or 55+ if you are Native American /Alaska Native)

Your income must be below 185% of Federal Poverty Level. That means:

$26,973 Annual or $2,248 Monthly Income for 1 person

$36,482 Annual or $3,040 Monthly Income for 2 people

For larger households, add $792 for each additional person. You must be a resident of Washington State.

This program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Washington State Department of Health, Office of Nutrition Services, the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, and Aging and Long-Term Supports Administration Aging & Adult Care of Central Washington (AACCW). 509-886-0700, www.aaccw.org, 240 9th Street NE, Ste 100 East Wenatchee, WA 98802.

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