senior farmers' market nutrition program

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Eating fresh vegetables and fruits is part of a healthy lifestyle, but it can be expensive. That’s why AARP Pennsylvania wants residents on fixed incomes to know they may be eligible for four $5 checks redeemable at qualified farmers markets and roadside stands, beginning June 1.
Low-income Kentuckians 60 and older may be eligible for discounts on fresh produce at farmers markets across the state. The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program issues $28 worth of vouchers to individuals 60-plus with annual income up to $22,311 and couples in that age range with income up to $30,044. The voucher can be redeemed for fresh, locally grown produce at dozens of state-approved farmers markets.
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Two programs help low-income Maryland residents take advantage of summer’s fresh produce.
The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program offers four $5 checks to help pay for fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs at about 190 farmers markets and 800 farm stands statewide.
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