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2018 Farmer's Market Nutrition Program


Virginia’s Farm Market Fresh for Seniors Program provides $40
worth of FREE checks to help eligible senior citizens buy fresh, nutritious,
locally grown produce, as well as supports local farmers and farmers markets.

Complete Application

You may be eligible to receive eight, $5 checks worth $40 if you

❖     are 60 years of age or older and can present a photo ID (verification of birthdate & residence)

❖     are a resident of Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Suffolk, Franklin, Isle of Wight County, or Southampton County

❖     do not live in the same household and are not an immediate family member of the farmer who grows the produce

❖     meet the program’s income requirements by certifying a monthly income of no more than $1,517.50 for a one-person household or $2,057.50 for a two-person household (Check poverty guidelines)

Applications for seniors to receive $40 worth of FREE Farmers' Market checks will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis at the these locations:

Portsmouth City Senior Station
3500 Clifford Street
Portsmouth, VA 23707
July 10, 2018
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Martin Luther King Jr. Center
683 Oak Street
Franklin, VA 23851
July 12, 2018
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Suffolk Senior Center
138 S. Sixth Street
Suffolk, VA 23434
July 16, 2018
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Primeplus Norfolk Senior Center
7300 Newport Ave.
Norfolk, VA 23505
July 18, 2018
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Sullivan House
2033 General Booth Blvd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23545
July 20, 2018
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia
6350 Center Drive, Suite 101
Norfolk, VA 23502
July 24, 2018
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Southside Baptist
1200 Bainbridge Boulevard
Chesapeake, VA 23324
July 26, 2018
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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If you have special accomodation needs, please call 757-222-4507 in advance.

Check out the list of supported farmers.


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