Senior Benefits at Sullivan County Farmers Markets

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, 6 farmers markets in Sullivan County (Monticello, Liberty, plus the 4 Sullivan Fresh Markets on the Move) also accept SNAP/EBT benefits. You’ll receive $4 for every $10 you spend, get more details – here!

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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
845-807-0241

NYS Senior Hotline
1-800-342-9871

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 2021. 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!

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