MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – The Senior Farmers Market Vitamin Program (SFMNP) gives eligible seniors with a $50 profit card to buy contemporary fruit and veggies from licensed farmers at farmer’s markets and farm stands in Alabama.
The Profit Card will change the paper vouchers issued prior to now. Seniors are inspired to maintain this card secure as soon as it’s obtained. Advantages will probably be loaded to this similar card every year after submitting an software.
“The SFMNP card financial enhance from $30 to $50 will enable senior residents to buy extra native merchandise. I need to encourage those that are eligible to use and start purchasing native!” mentioned Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries Rick Pate. “ADAI appears to be like ahead to a different yr of supporting Alabama’s farmers and senior residents via the Senior Farmers Market Vitamin Program.”
The SFMNP gives eligible seniors a $50 profit card to buy contemporary fruit and veggies from licensed farmers at farmer’s markets and farm stands in Alabama. Sadly, this program has restricted funding, and meals advantages can be found on a first-come, first-served foundation till obtainable funds are dedicated. Subsequently, seniors are inspired to finish an software as quickly as attainable.
- Should be 60 years of age or older on the day of software
- Candidates’ gross family earnings should not exceed these limits:
- $2,096 month-to-month … for a family of 1
- 2,823 month-to-month … for a family of two
Candidates should apply on-line right here. Sadly, functions can’t be taken over the cellphone or by mail. When you’ve got the Advantages card from 2022, you’ll need your card quantity to resume that card and submit your software.
If you’re eligible and your software submission is accomplished, a profit card will probably be mailed to the tackle offered on the applying for brand new recipients.
Advantages will be redeemed at State Sanctioned Farmers Markets, Farm Stands, and U-Decide Operations for the acquisition of contemporary fruits, contemporary greens, honey, and reduce herbs from Could via Nov. 15, 2023. To view a listing by county, click on right here. Advantages can’t be used at grocery shops or areas not listed on the redemption website.
For extra details about the SFMNP, you may click on right here or name 334-240-7247 or 1-877-774-9519.
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