The USDA Pennsylvania Farmers Market Nutrition Program provides low-income seniors with a way to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables from participating local farmers. Income-qualified Franklin County citizens who are at least 60 years old can receive $20 in vouchers to be redeemed for local produce. The food vouchers may be picked up at the Area Agency on Aging Office and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis until funds are expended.

Vouchers can be used at the following participating farmers’ markets:

-- Andrews Farm Market, 9523 Lincoln Way West, St. Thomas

-- Benedict’s Produce, 3766 Brechbill Loop Road, Chambersburg

-- Campus Farm Market, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg

-- C&R Produce, 9823 Lincoln Way West, St. Thomas

-- Cheesetown Produce Farm, 2567 Edenville Road, Chambersburg

-- Country Creek Produce, 2106 Lincoln Way, Chambersburg

-- Frieses Orchard, 7283 Fort McCord Road, Chambersburg

-- Jim’s Farm Market, 255 Grant St., Chambersburg

-- Maplewood Farm Market, 8564 Olde Scotland Road, Shippensburg

-- North Square Farmers Market, North Main Street, Chambersburg

-- Paul’s Country Market, 6374 Nunnery Road, Waynesboro

-- Shatzer’s Fruit Farm, 2197 Lincoln Way West, Chambersburg

-- Toigo Orchards, 750 South Mountain Estates Road, Shippensburg

-- Tracy’s Orchard, 12483 Hollowell Church Road, Greencastle

-- Waynesboro FM, 16 Main St., Waynesboro.

Income qualifications are as follows:

-- Household Income for one person is $23,107, or lower

-- Household income for a two-person household is $31,284, or lower

-- Household income for a three-person household is $39,461, or lower

-- Household income for a four-person household is $47,638, or lower

-- Household income for a five-person household is $55,815, or lower

-- Household income for a six-person household is $63,992, or lower.

For more information, contact the Franklin County Area Agency on Aging Office at: (717) 263-2153.


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