The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

Montour County

June 4, 2013

Seniors can receive food vouchers

DANVILLE — DANVILLE – Vouchers for farmers markets will be distributed from 9 to 11 a.m. June 10 in the Montour County Senior Center, 500 W. Mahoning St.

Seniors must be 60 or older by Dec. 31 of the program year and meet income eligibility guidelines. They must live in Columbia or Montour counties to receive vouchers. Photo identification is required. Income guidelines are $21,257 for a single individual and $28,694 for a couple.

Recipients will be given a list of participating farmers and farmers markets when they receive their vouchers which can be redeemed for fresh fruits and vegetables grown or growable in Pennsylvania.

Each eligible recipient will receive four $5 checks to redeem at qualified farmers markets or roadside stands.

There are mote than 1,000 Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program participating farmers at 800 farm stands and 190 farmers markets in Pennsylvania.

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