Gloucester County’s Senior Farmers’ Market Voucher Program

Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program

DUE TO COVID 19 RESTRICTIONS, ALL PARTICIPANTS IN 2019 WILL RECEIVE A PHONE CALL FROM AN COMMUNITY SERVICE PROFESSIONAL WHO WILL COMPLETE THE APPLICATION AND IF FOUND ELIGIBLE, VOUCHERS WILL BE MAILED TO THE SENIOR’S HOME.

FOR SENIORS WHO ARE NEW AND/OR DID NOT RECEIVE IN 2019, CALL OUR OFFICE AT 856-384-6900 TO INQUIRE ABOUT THE VOUCHERS AND SOMEONE WILL FILL OUT THE APPLICATION AND MAIL THE VOUCHERS IF YOU ARE FOUND ELIGIBLE FOR THE PROGRAM.

The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) promotes nutritional health among New Jersey’s senior citizens by providing them with locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs.

We will receive and begin distributing checks in June; authorized farmers, markets and roadside stands will be provided with checks and there will be distribution sites will be announced throughout the county.

Eligible seniors will receive $30.00 in checks and must show proof of age, address and income to receive checks.

Eligibility

Participants in the SFMNP must be at least sixty years old and meet the following Federal Income requirements:

Please note that income guidelines are subject to change July 1, 2020.

Family Size  Annual Monthly Twice-Monthly Bi-Weekly Weekly
1 $22,459 $1,872 $936 $864 $432
2 $30,451 $2,538 $1,269 $1,172 $586
3 $38,443 $3,204 $1,602 $1,479 $740
4 $46,435 $3,870 $1,935 $1,786 $893
5 $54,427 $4,536 $2,268 $2,094 $1,047
6 $62,419 $5,202 $2,601 $2,401 $1,201
7 $70,411 $5,868 $2,934 $2,709 $1,355
8 $78,411 $6,534 $3,267 $3,016 $1,508
For Each Additional Family Member, Add: $7,992 $666 $333 $308 $154

Link to markets:

http://www.co.gloucester.nj.us/documents/2020Markets.pdf