Seniors 60+ Get $20 to Spend at the Market…FREE!
Smart seniors shop at the farmers market! You’re supporting local farmers, and enjoying fresh – and affordable – Catskills food. You may qualify for Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) checks – it’s a booklet of five $4 checks, giving you $20 to spend at local farmers markets. Plus, 3 farmers markets in Sullivan County also accept SNAP/EBT benefits. You’ll receive $4 for every $10 you spend, get more details – here!
FAQs About Using Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Checks (SFMNP)
To find out if you are eligible for Senior FMNP Checks:
Phone Numbers to Call:
Sullivan County Office for the Aging
845-794-3000 extension 0241
NYS Senior Hotline
Where to Pick Up SFMNP Checks
Office for the Aging
Sullivan County Government Building
100 North St.
Monticello NY 12701
- To receive your checks, visit the Sullivan County Office for the Aging.
SFMNP checks are being distributed now and are valid through November 2019. Share with another senior if you can’t use them (no i.d. required).
- Senior FMNP checks can only be used on fresh fruits and vegetables, but you can always use cash and/or SNAP benefits for other food items!