Monroe County Area Agency on Aging
Senior Farmers Market Vouchers - Monroe County Area Agency on Aging
2020 Farmers Market Nutrition Vouchers The Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) will be offered again this year to eligible Monroe County Seniors. The SFMNP provides $24.00 in vouchers free to eligible older adults (an increase of $4 per person). The purpose is to encourage older consumers to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables by local growers who make their produce available at farmer’s markets. Older adults residing in Monroe County who are 60 years of age or older who meet the income guidelines, $23,606 for 1 person in the household; or $31,894 for 2 people in the household, are eligible to participate in the Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program. You may only receive the vouchers once per season. The vouchers will be given on a first come basis. This year due to the social distancing protocols we will have the forms available in this issue of the newsletter, on the Monroe County website www.monroecountypa.gov under the County Departments/ Area Agency of Aging and on Facebook. Please complete the form on page 3 and either email it to monroeaging@monroecountypa.gov or mail it into the Monroe County Area Agency on Aging at 724 Phillips St., Suite 102 Stroudsburg PA 18360. You can also fax it to 570-420-3734 or put in in drop off box at 724 Phillips Street Suite 102 Stroudsburg, PA 18360. NOTE: This is a contactless drop off and checks will not be available at this location. There will be no voucher pick up sites this year. We will mail your vouchers to you via USPS to your listed address on the form. If you need assistance please contact the Aging office at 570-420-3735 or toll free at 1-800-498-0330.
724 Phillips Street
Suite 102
Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Eligibility: Be at least 60 years of age by December 31, 2020. Must be resident of Monroe County. Meet income guidelines based on 2020 Total Household Income: (All income is included, i.e. Social Security, Pension, etc.) - Self declaration. Program officials may verify eligibility information. A person is not eligible if he/she resides in a nursing home, convent or residential facility where meals are prepared. 1 Person/Household - $23,606 or less 2 People/Household - $31,984, or less 3 People/Household - $40,182 or less 4 People/Household - $48,470 or less Note: $1200. Stimulus payments is NOT counted as income for eligibility, but if one receives the $600 unemployment stimulus payments, they ARE county as income.
Hours: Seasonal Program: Applications mid-June through August 30, 2020. Vouchers redeemed by November 30, 2020. Agency Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (800) 498-0330 Toll-Free
  • (570) 420-3735 Main
Email Address: lpride@co.monroe.pa.us
Intake Procedure: Complete and return application as directed above.
Service Contact: Laura Pride, Health & Wellness 570-420-3746 lpride@co.monroe.pa.us
Services:
  • Food Vouchers
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Monroe County Area Agency on Aging
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