Oneida County Office for the Aging and Continuing Care is offering 2021 Senior Farmers Market Coupons.
All participants must be age 60 or older and have proof of age if needed. Participant must not have received coupons from another source, and only one coupon booklet will be distributed per single-person household. Two coupon booklets will be distributed per married couple, but each must sign for a booklet.
A Power of Attorney may pick up coupons for a senior, but must bring paperwork showing them as the POA, otherwise no coupons will be given.
A proxy can only pick up coupons with the New York Proxy form signed by the participant, which can be mailed to the participant by Oneida County Office for the Aging.
Coupons can be mailed after necessary questions and paperwork is filled out to the satisfaction of state requirements and Oneida Office for the Aging.
Income guidelines to participate:
• Monthly gross income not to exceed $1,986 for single person household.
• Monthly gross income not to exceed $2,686 for married couple or two-person household.
• Monthly gross income not to exceed $3,386 for a three-person household.
All Participants must meet age and one of income eligibility requirements for the coupons.
Each SFMNP check booklet is worth $20 and contains five $4 checks.
The coupons can only be used to purchase local fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as cut herbs only. Last year’s coupons cannot be used, and if coupons are lost, they cannot be replaced.
2021 Farmers’ Market Distribution Sites
Vienna Farmers’ Market
7812 State Route 13 Blossvale
Thursday, July 20
City of Utica Farmers’ Market
Chancellor Park – Elizabeth Street
Wednesday, July 21
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Clinton Farmers’ Market
Village Green, 21 West Park Row
Thursday, July 22
10 a.m. to noon
Oneida County Public Market
321 Main St., Downtown Utica
Saturday, July 24
9 a.m. to noon
Remsen Farmers’ Market
9639 Main St.
Saturday, July 31