Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program


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.


  • Eligible seniors will receive  $50.00 worth of checks for fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs, and honey
  • Once distributed, 2023 Farmers’ Market checks will be valid July 1, 2023-November 30, 2023. During this time the checks can be redeemed at designated farmers’ markets and approved farmers throughout Maryland.
  • 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 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

2023 Distribution Dates

Site Address Dates Distribution Times
Action in Maturity (A.I.M.) 700 W. 40th St.
(410) 889-7915
July 6&7 10:00am - 1:00pm 
or until booklets are gone
Cahill Recreation Center 4001 Clifton Ave.
(410) 396-2920
Call (410) 396-2920
10:00am - 2:00pm
Cherry Hill Senior Center 3301 Waterview Ave.
(410) 396-2920
July 11&13 10:00am - 2:00pm
or until booklets are gone
50 booklets distributed each day
Christ Church Harbor
600 Light St.
(410) 837-1010
July 7 10:00am - 1:00pm
or until booklets are gone
Greenmount Senior Center 425 E. Federal St.
(443) 996-9171
July 11&13 10:00am - 2:00pm
or until booklets are gone
Harford Senior Center 4920 Harford Rd.
(410) 426-4009
July 10&11 10:00am - 2:00pm
or until booklets are gone
If all checks are distributed on the 10th, 
there will be no distribution on the 11th
Hatton Senior Center 2825 Fait Ave.
(410) 396-9025
July 5 9:00am until booklets are gone
E.A. Myerberg Senior Center 3101 Fallstaff Rd.
(410) 358-6856
Call (410) 358-6856
9:00am - 12:00pm
Oliver Senior Center 1700 N. Gay St.
(410) 396-3861
July 7 10:00am until booklets are gone
Senior Center
1601 Baker St.
(410) 396-7725
July 7&10 10:00am - 1:00pm
or until booklets are gone
Senior Network of
North Baltimore
5828 York Rd.
(410) 323-7131
July 11 9:30am until booklets are gone
Waxter Senior Center 1000 Cathedral St.
(410) 396-1324
July 13&14 10:00am - 3:00pm
or until booklets are gone
Zeta Center for 
Healthy and Active Aging
4501 Reisterstown Rd.
(410) 396-3535
July 7 10:00am - 1:00pm
or until booklets are gone

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