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Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program

July 2, 2024
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A colorful pile of fresh vegetables, including carrots, zucchini, eggplant, broccoli, and peppers.

The Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) program provides electronic benefit cards to purchase fresh fruits, vegetables, cut herbs, eggs and honey (seniors only) at local Farmer’s Markets in Connecticut.  The program is available to participants who are 60 years of age or older OR disabled individuals under the age of 60 living in housing facilities occupied primarily by older individuals where congregate nutrition services are provided. Individuals must have a household income of not more than 185% of the annual poverty income guidelines.

Orange residents may now apply directly through the Orange Community Services office by appointment by calling 203-891-4788.

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