SENIORS FARMERS’ MARKET
Promoting the routine consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables from farmers’ markets as part of the daily diet of low-income seniors.
The New Braunfels Food Bank serves as a partner site of the San Antonio Food Bank. The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) allows qualified participants to buy nutritious fresh fruits and vegetables using SFMNP vouchers from participating farmers’ market associations to improve their diets.
- Provides resources to low-income seniors in the form of fresh, nutritious, unprepared, locally grown fruits, vegetables, and culinary herbs from farmers’ markets
- Increases the domestic consumption of agricultural commodities by helping develop or expand domestic farmers’ markets.
How does my site become a Senior Farmers’ Market site?
The San Antonio Food Bank seeks new Senior Farmers’ Market locations based on a program’s viability, need in the community, and a reputation for safe, and reliable program operation. To learn more about becoming a Senior Farmers’ market site, contact the San Antonio Food Bank.
For more information about SFMNP, please contact:
Criteria for SFMNP
|Age Qualification||60 or older|
|Eligibility Criteria||Can be eligible if on one or more of the following
|Income Guidelines (monthly)||