Low income residents can apply for Senior Farmer’s Market program

seniorsApplications for Senior Farmer’s Market checks are now available.

Eligible low-income seniors receive $40 worth of checks to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at authorized farmers markets or farm stands. The Lynnwood Farmer’s Market is scheduled to open June 11.

Eligible individuals must complete and submit an application to the Nutrition Program/SFMNP, 11627 Airport Rd., Suite B, Everett, WA 98204. Download an application here.

All applications must be postmarked by June 5. Because of the limited number available, checks will be distributed by a random selection process among the total applications received. Checks will be mailed by July 10 to those whose names were selected.

The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program, operated by Senior Services of Snohomish County, is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the State of Washington.

For more information call Senior Services’ Nutrition Program at 425-347-1229. Applications may also be picked up at local senior centers. More information on the program can be found here.

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