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Senior Farmers Market Voucher (SFMV) Program
What is it?
The Senior Farmers Market Voucher Program provides low-income seniors with coupons that can be exchanged for eligible foods (fruits, vegetables, honey, and fresh-cut herbs) at farmers’ markets, roadside stands, and community supported agriculture programs.
Why is it important?
This program is important for seniors because it provides financial support for access to healthy, fresh produce that may otherwise be difficult to come by or afford. Senior hunger and health complications affect many elderly individuals nationwide. Access to fresh produce can help seniors gets the nutrients they need to maintain a healthy diet.
Who is eligible?
Seniors age 60+ and who meet a monthly income requirement depending on their household size may be eligible to receive Senior Farmers Market Vouchers.
How can I apply?
Hunger Task Force administers the Senior Farmers Market Voucher Program in Milwaukee throughout the month of July each year. In 2020, there will be a distribution, taking place on Tuesday, July 7 at Miller Park from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
If you missed this opportunity, Hunger Task Force will offer one additional distribution for seniors.
LAST CHANCE Senior Farmers Market Voucher distribution will take place Friday, August 14 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Parking lot will not open until 9 a.m.
Additional eligibility information, distribution dates and application forms are available below.