What is the Senior Farmers’ Market
Nutrition Program (SFMNP)? The SFMNP offers eligible low-income seniors the opportunity to purchase fresh, locally grown fruits, vegetables and herbs from certified farmers. The goals of the SFMNP are:
Native American age 55 years or older), and meets the income requirements – individual
$1986/month; couple $2686/month. Applicants may be required to provide proof of age and
How Does the Program Work? Enrolled seniors will receive vouchers worth $25 per
household. These vouchers may be used to purchase locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables
and herbs at approved farmers’ markets or roadside stands. These vouchers are good until
October 31, 2021.
How Do I Get These Vouchers? Due to COVID, vouchers can be distributed via phone
and mail or face-to-face following COVID safety protocol and by appointment only. There is a
limited number of vouchers for each County. Vouchers will be distributed on a first come, first
served basis. You can pre-register for vouchers by calling Tanya at (608) 649-5937.
How Do I Get Vouchers If I Can’t Come to pick them up? If you are homebound, or unable
to get to a distribution site due to a disability, you may assign an Authorized Representative
(or Proxy) on your behalf. Contact Richland County Health & Human Services at 608-647-
8821 and ask to speak with Tanya.
How Do I Get More Information? Contact Tanya at Richland County Health & Human
Services at 608-649-5937 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org with Senior Farmer’s
Market in the subject line.