Farmers’ Market Nutrition Vouchers are now available for eligible Cumberland County seniors, ages 60 or older, who fill out an application available through Cumberland County Aging and Community Services.
“Vouchers are available for our seniors, but there is a limited supply,” said Director of Aging Annie Huff. “The nutrition vouchers can be used at any participating farmers’ market or stand to purchase fruits and vegetables grown in Pennsylvania.”
To be eligible, recipients must have turned 60 years of age or older by Dec. 31, and have an annual income of less than $25,142 for a one-person household and $33,874 for a two-person household.
The $24 nutrition vouchers can be used from June 1 through Nov. 30. For an application, contact Cumberland County Aging and Community Services at: (717) 240-6110, or obtain one online at: www.ccpa.net/250/Meals-Food-Nutrition. Applications for this once-a-year program need to be submitted by Sept. 15, 2022.
A list of Cumberland County farmers’ markets may be found here: https://www.pameals.pa.gov/v6/public/FarmMarketSearch/marketsearch.aspx.