Farmers’ Market Checks Available To Senior Citizens

From Potter County Today

cornPotter County Area Agency on Aging is once again distributing farmers’ market nutrition program checks to senior citizens who qualify based on income guidelines. Each senior citizen receives a set of four $5.00 checks per year. The checks can be picked up at most senior centers and may be redeemed at approved farmers’ markets.


County residents 60 or older are eligible for the checks if their income does not exceed $20,147 for single-person households, $27,214 for couples, and higher threshholds for larger households. The checks may be used to purchase select vegetables and fruits. For more information, contact Barb Kiel, Potter County Area Agency on Aging, 544-7315.


Potter County Today is a timely information site courtesy of the Potter County Commissioners. Reprinted with Permission.

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