Thursday, May 23, 2024

Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program accepting applications

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EAST WENATCHEE—The Aging & Adult Care of Central Washington (AACCW) is now accepting applications for the 2024 Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP). Eligible seniors residing in Adams, Chelan, Douglas, Grant, Lincoln, and Okanogan counties can receive an $80 benefit card to purchase fresh fruits, vegetables, honey, and herbs at participating Farmers Markets and Farm Stands throughout Washington State.

Applications for the program are being accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. To determine eligibility and apply, interested seniors can visit the AACCW website at www.aaccw.org or call their office at 509-886-0700, ext. 235.

The 2024 Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program will run from June 1 through October 31, providing qualifying seniors with access to healthy, locally-grown produce while supporting local farmers and promoting healthy eating habits among the senior population.

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