What is Senior FMNP?

The Senior FMNP (SFMNP) is a Congressionally-authorized program administered by the Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship in cooperation with the Department of Elder Affairs and the Area Agencies on Aging. A senior must meet age and income requirements and complete an application to receive SFMNP benefits. Benefits are distributed by the Area Agencies on Aging June 1 through August 31 on a first-come-first served basis. The SFMNP is governed by the WIC/Senior FMNP Administrative Rules, Chapter 50

Senior FMNP Eligibility

Seniors must meet the following requirements to be eligible to receive Farmers Market Nutrition Program benefits:

  • be 60 years of age or older at the time of their application • live in the service area of their local Area Agency on Aging
  • have a yearly income of less than $23,607 (for a single person)
  • have a yearly income of less than $31,895 (for a married couple)

For specific issuance information contact your local Area Agency on Aging.