Income-eligible Cape May County residents, age 60 years and older are encouraged to take advantage of the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) Produce Vouchers, coordinated through the Cape May County Division of Aging and Disability Services. This provides an opportunity to purchase locally grown produce using $30.00 worth of free vouchers. The vouchers are available July 21st through September 29th, until supplies last, and must be used at participating farmer’s markets only, not in grocery stores. Vouchers must be used by November 30th, 2020.
REQUIREMENTS FOR FARMERS’ MARKET VOUCHERS
60 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER
Must show ID with date of birth for every person in household requesting vouchers
MAXIMUM ANNUAL INCOME OF:
INDIVIDUAL: $1,968.00/MO $23,606/YR
TWO-PERSON HOUSEHOLD: $2,658/MO $31, 894/YR
*Due to Covid-19, Income-eligible seniors will be allowed to sign a Self-declaration form stating they meet the income guidelines
PROOF OF AND ADDRESS:
Driver’s License, Senior ID card, utility bill, bank statement, posted mail
*Due to Covid-19, a new process for obtaining the Produce Vouchers is in place
Vouchers can only be picked up at the following locations (Tuesday and Thursdays 9:30 am – 12:30 pm):
Lower Cape Senior Center, 2612 Bayshore Road, Villas 609-886-5161
Upper Township Senior and Wellness Center, 1369 Old Stagecoach Rd, Palermo 609-390-9409
*Both sites will be drive-thru only. We are asking everyone to remain in their vehicles at all times, and to please have some type of face covering on while at either of these sites. Upon arrival, individuals will be greeted by staff (who will also be wearing masks and gloves), to complete the process of distributing the vouchers. If there are any questions, please call the main office at (609) 886-2784.