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Senior Farmers Market Coupons Available

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Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) coupons will be distributed in Chemung County beginning Thursday, June 21. The SFMNP provides eligible seniors with coupons that can be exchanged for fruits, vegetables and fresh-cut herbs at approved New York State Farmers Market vendors.  

Individuals who meet these requirements are eligible to get Senior Farmers Market Coupons:

  • New York State resident AND
  • 60 years of age or older AND
  • Monthly income at or below:
    • $1,872/month for a one-person household
    • $2,538/month for a two-person household
    • $3,204/month for a three-person household


Senior Farmers Market Coupons will be available on a first come, first served basis at several locations in Chemung County.  The tentative schedule (subject to change) is:

Thursday, June 21: Wisner Park, N Main St., Elmira, Cornell Cooperative Extension Booth from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Friday, June 22: Erin Town Hall 1138 Breesport Road Erin, NY 14838 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM 

Friday, June 22: Eastside Market, E Water St, Elmira, from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM.

Monday, June 25: Bragg Apartments 115 Dewitt Avenue, Elmira NY 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Monday, June 25: Flannery Apartments 300 S. Main Street, Elmira, NY 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Thursday, June 29: Villa Serene Apartments 300 East 14th Street Elmira Heights, NY 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Thursday, June 28:  Wisner Park, N Main St., Elmira, Cornell Cooperative Extension Booth from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Friday, June 29: Eastside Market, E Water St, Elmira, from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Monday, July 9: Chapel Park 83 Personius Road Pine City, NY from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM 

Wednesday, July 11: St. Matthews Episcopal Church 408 S Main Street Horseheads, NY 11:30 AM to 12:15 PM 

Monday, July 16: Van Etten Village Community Building, 57 E Tioga St., Van Etten, from 12:30 PM to 1:15 PM

Friday, June 22: Erin Town Hall 1138 Breesport Road Erin, NY 14838 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Coupons will also be distributed at the Chemung County Department of Aging and Long Term Care starting on June 21, 2018, 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM while supplies last.

Additional sessions will be scheduled if the coupons are still available.

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