The Senior Farmer Market Nutrition Program has changed from a paper/check/voucher program to an Electronic Benefit Card! Benefits are used to purchase fruits, vegetables, fresh cut herbs and honey from certified CT Grown Farms at designated Farmer Markets or farm stands July through October. A list will be provided.
Who is eligible?
Recipients must be 60 years of age or older (some younger individuals in specific senior housing locations may also qualify)
AND have income at or less than 185% FPL AND have not received benefits yet this summer.
Household of 1 = $2,248 per month/$26,973 per year
Household of 2 = $3,041 per month/$36,482 per year
Limit one benefit card per person per year. Participants can have a Proxy to receive and/or redeem the vouchers with prior notification. Available while supplies last.
How do I get them?
Leave your name and phone number with Lisbon Senior Cente, we will pass these on to Senior Resources
(https://seniorresourcesec.org/), and receive the and distribute the benefits to residents. For more information, contact:
Claudia Mejia, MS, RDN, CDN, CLC (860) 887-3561 ext. 114