This is a seasonal program available during the summer and fall produce growing season. In Michigan, coupons are distributed starting on June 1 and continue until all the coupons are distributed. All coupons are to be redeemed by October 31 of the same year.
The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program, known as Senior Project FRESH or Market FRESH in Michigan, provides older adults who qualify with unprocessed, Michigan-grown products from authorized farmers markets and roadside stands throughout Michigan. Each coupon booklet contains ten $2.00 coupons. Each booklet is valued at $20.00.
To apply for a free coupon booklet, older adults will need to complete an application that includes a short nutrition screening. To be eligible, applicants must be at least 60 years of age or older and live in Benzie County. Income eligibility is at 185% or less of the federal poverty income guidelines.
Please Call 231-525-0600 for more information on Senior Project Fresh.