Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program 2022
The SFMNP is administered by the Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. This program provides eligible older adults with a booklet of checks ($30) that can be spent at participating farmer’s markets and roadside stands to purchase fresh, Iowa-grown fruits, vegetables, herbs, and honey. Benefits are distributed by Elderbridge Agency on Aging on a first-come-first-served basis and the checks can be picked up and used starting June 1. The program runs until October 31, 2022. An individual must meet age and income requirements and complete the required paperwork and application to receive SFMNP benefits.
To be eligible, an individual must:
• Be 60 yrs. of age or older at the time the application is submitted.
• Live in the Elderbridge 29 county service area
• Have a yearly income that is at or below the following guidelines:
For a single individual, yearly income must be at or below $25,142.
For a married couple, the combined income must be less than $33,874.
Where can I apply for the checks?
Applications can be filled out at any of our congregate meal sites, senior housing facilities, or any one of Elderbridge’s 4 Main Offices. https://elderbridge.org/contact-info/
If you live outside of our service area contact your local Area Agency on Agency.