Food/Clothing/Furniture Distribution Services

SENIORS FARMERS' MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM (SFMNP)

 
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2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceThe New York State Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) allows low-income older adults (defined as people living with incomes under 185% federal poverty line) to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at participating farmers’ markets across the state.

The SFMNP provides a one-time $20 allotment, in coupons, to income eligible seniors enrolled in Senior Nutrition Programs. The coupons are redeemable for fresh fruits and vegetables at participating farmers’ markets from July 1 through November 15 each year.
LocationAlbany
Geographical AreaNew York State (Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Dutchess, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren, Washington, and Westchester)
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessCall for details
Intake ProcedureCall 518-436-8757
Intake RequirementsCall for details
Helpful TipsSign up for SFMNP through your local office for the aging.
Participating markets:
http://www.agriculture.ny.gov/AP/CommunityFarmersMarkets.asp
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityCall for details. To qualify for the program, a person must be at least 60 years of age, receiving benefits through Social Security, public assistance, SNAP/food stamps, HEAP, or section 8 housing.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesCall for details
 
Specific Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00 am-5:00 pm
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 14 Computer Drive East
Physical Site City, State, Zip Albany, NY 12205
Main Phone 518-436-8757
Other Phone 800-865-5542
Fax 518-427-7992
Web Address www.hungersolutionsny.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: HUNGER SOLUTIONS NEW YORK
Affiliated Program: SENIORS FARMERS' MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM (SFMNP)
This Service: Food/Clothing/Furniture Distribution Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Farmers Markets (BD-2400.2250)
Hunger/Food Issues (YZ-3280)
Older Adults (YB-8000)