Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program

 SENIOR FARMERS’ MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM TIPS

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

Checks are a limited supply and will be distributed first come first served.

Facts

  • Eligible seniors will receive a card worth $50.00 for fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs, and honey
  • Once distributed, 2024 Farmers’ Market checks will be valid July 1, 2024 - November 30, 2024. During this time the card can be used at designated farmers’ markets and approved farmers throughout Maryland.
  • Cards should be treated as cash and cannot be replaced
  • Cards are available at senior centers in Baltimore City
  • You do not need to be a member of a senior center to receive a card at the center you choose
  • A proxy designee may obtain cards for an older adult who is eligible
  • Checks are available on a “first-come, first-serve” basis
  • More information is available on the MDA website.

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

2024 Distribution Dates

Site Address Dates Distribution Times
Action in Maturity (A.I.M.) Keswick Wise & Well Center
400 W. 40th St.
(410) 889-7915
July 9 & 10 BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Cherry Hills Senior Center 3301 Waterview Ave.
(410) 396-2920
July 9 & 11 10:00am - 1:30pm
or until cards are gone
Forest Park Senior Center 4801 Liberty Heights Ave.
(410) 466-2124
July 9 & 11 10:30am until cards are gone
Harford Senior Center 4920 Harford Rd.
(410) 426-4009
July 8 & 12 10:00am until cards are gone
Hatton Senior Center 2825 Fait Ave.
(410) 396-9025
July 2 9:00am until cards are gone
Greenmount Senior Center 425 E. Federal St.
(443) 996-9171
July 9 & 11 10:00am - 1:00pm
or until cards are gone
E.A. Myerberg Senior Center 3101 Fallstaff Rd.
(410) 358-6856
July 11 BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Oliver Senior Center 1700 N. Gay St.
(410) 396-3861
July 10 9:00am until cards are gone
Sandtown-Winchester
Senior Center
1601 Baker St.
(410) 396-7725
July 8 10:00am - 1:00pm
or until cards are gone
Senior Network of
North Baltimore
5828 York Rd.
(410) 323-7131
July 9 BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Call on Monday, July 8
between 9:30am-3:00pm
Waxter Senior Center 1000 Cathedral St.
(410) 396-1324
July 11 11:00am until cards are gone
Zeta Center for 
Healthy and Active Aging
4501 Reisterstown Rd.
(410) 396-3535
July 5 9:00am - 4:00pm
or until cards are gone

Market Tips

  • Arrive at the market early for the best choices
  • 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 card at once