Farmers Market Senior Nutrition Program Kicks Off in May
Beginning Saturday, May 11, seniors can go to the Farmers Market at the Battlefield Mall and see if they qualify for vouchers to purchase fresh fruits, vegetables, honey and herbs.
This is a senior nutrition program that provides benefit vouchers flow-income senior households. This program will be offered May 11 - August 31. Eligible seniors receive 10 vouchers ($5 each), totaling $50 annually.
The following dates and locations have been set for local Farmers Market eligibility distribution:
Forsyth Senior Friendship Center and through in-home
assessments Monday - Friday from 8 am - 3:30 pm.
GO FARM Farmers’ every Wednesday at the Savor Grill parking lot, 1321 Preacher Roe Blvd. from 8 am - 1 pm.
Greater Springfield Farmers’ Market (Battlefield Mall parking lot) every Saturday from 8 am - 12 pm.
Proof of ID, income, and residency must be provided.
Call Cassi for more information. 417-868-9568
Thanks to the efforts of our Silver Haired Legislature for helping get this program implemented and passed!
May 11, 2019 - August 31, 2019