farmers market

Farmers markets traditionally become most popular in the summer months.

ONTARIO -- The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging has announce the expansion of the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) into Richland County.

This program helps provide low-income seniors with access to locally grown fruits and vegetables.

Participants will receive $50 worth of coupons though the growing season to use at participating farmers’ markets and stands. Applications may be submitted or downloaded online at aaa5ohio.org/sfmnp. An individual may also call 567-247-7101 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to request an application by mail.

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc., located in Ontario, Ohio provides leadership, collaboration, coordination and services to older adults, people with disabilities, their caregivers and resource networks that support individual choice, independence, and dignity.

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