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 distributed in June 2018 and valid through November 2018. Share with another senior if you can’t use them (no i.d. required).
- Currently, the Liberty Farmers Market is offering FREE rides to the market every Friday from 3pm-6pm. Call 845-423-0967
- 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!
Meet the Markets That Welcome Senior FMNP Checks
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