If you are a senior who lives in New York State, aged 60 years or older, and low-income, you may be eligible to receive Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) checks. Eligible seniors receive a booklet with $4.00 Senior FMNP checks that can only be used to purchase local, fresh, unprocessed vegetables and fruits at participating farmers markets and farm stands. Seniors must contact their local county Office for the Aging for more information about where to receive Senior FMNP checks. The program starts July 1 and checks are distributed on a first come, first serve basis. (518)270-2767
Provider:Rensselaer County Department for the Aging
Provider Address:Ned Pattison Government Center, 1600 Seventh Ave, Troy, NY, 12180-
Eligiblity:•Seniors (60+) with a household income of not more than 185% of the federal poverty income guidelines.
Last Update:2/7/2022 8:10 AM