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2020 Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program Application for Vouchers

2020 Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program Application for Vouchers/Affidavit for Eligibility

The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) provides fresh fruit and vegetables to lower-income seniors with the goal of improving their health and nutritional status.  It also supports local farming by increasing the use of farmers markets and roadside stands.

To be eligible to receive a voucher, 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:
    • $23,606 Annual or $1,967 Monthly Income for 1 person
    • $31,894 Annual or $2,658 Monthly Income for 2 people
    • $40,185 Annual or $3,349 Monthly Income for 3 people
    • $48,470 Annual or $4,039 Monthly Income for 4 people
    • For larger households, add $691/month for each additional person
       
  • You must be a resident of Pierce County

There is a strict limit of one set of vouchers per household.  Incomplete applications or applications received before May 11th will be returned.  A limited number of vouchers are available each season, and completed applications will be processed in the order received. 

We will begin accepting applications for vouchers on Monday, May 11, 2020. 

Vouchers will be mailed to eligible applicants within three weeks from the date your application is received.