2015 Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program

Seniors must be 60 years old or older, show proof of age, Baltimore City resident, and meet income guidelines.

2015 SENIOR FARMERS’ MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM TIPS

Facts

  • Eligible seniors will receive  $30.00 worth of checks for fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs and honey
  • Farmers’ Market checks are valid and can be redeemed at designated farmers’ markets and approved farmers throughout Maryland until November 30, 2015
  • Checks should be treated as cash and cannot be replaced
  • Checks are available at senior centers in Baltimore
  • You do not need to be a member of a senior center to receive checks at the center you choose
  • A proxy designee may obtain checks for a senior who is eligible
  • If a proxy gets checks for a senior then their signature will be required when signing the checks at the market.
  • Checks are available on a “first come, first serve” basis
  • More information is available at the MDA website: www.marylandsbest.net

Eligibility Requirements

  • Baltimore City Residents: proof of residence required
  • Age 60 or older: proof of age required
  • Income: See application for $$ amount: “self-verify” with senior’s signature

Distribution Dates

  • July 2015:  Check your local senior center for their scheduled dates and times of distribution.

Market Tips

  • Arrive at the market early for the best choices
  • Farmers will not give change.  The check value needs to be used in the purchase
  • Bargaining is not allowed
  • The best variety of fruits and vegetables will be available later in the summer
  • You do not need to use all of your checks at once

 

Location

Address

Phone

Dates

Times

AIM

700 W. 40th St.

410-889-7915

 7/1-7/10

varies

Allen

1404 S. Charles St.

410-685-6224

 7/7

1pm-3pm

Cherry Hill

3301 Waterview Ave.

410-396-2920 

 7/7

contact center

Forest Park

4801 Liberty Hts. Ave.

410-466-2124  

7/6

10am-11:30am, 1pm-3pm

Greenmount

425 E. Federal St.

410-396-3552  

7/7, 7/8, 7/9

10am-3pm

Harford

4920 Harford Rd.

410-426-4009  

7/7, 7/8

10:30am-1:30pm

Hatton

2825 Fait Ave.

410-396-9025

  7/8

9am-3pm

John Booth

2601-A Baltimore St.

410-396-9202   

7/2

9am-2pm

Myerberg

3101 Fallstaff Rd.

410-358-6856   

7/7

8:30am-2:30pm

Oliver

1700 N. Gay St.

410-396-3861   

7/1, 7/2

10am-3pm

Sandtown

1601 Baker St.

410-396-7724   

7/6, 7/8

10am-1:30pm

Sr. Network

5828 York Rd.

410-323-7131   

7/7

9:30am-1:30pm

Waxter

1000 Cathedral St.

410-396-1324   

7/10

10:30am-3:30pm

Zeta

4501 Reisterstown Rd.

410-396-3535   

7/9

1pm-3pm