The Connecticut Department of Agriculture provides low income seniors with checks that can be exchanged for eligible foods at farmers’ markets.
Eligibility Guidelines: The individual is 60 years of age or older, OR is a disabled individual under the age of 60 living in housing facilities occupied primarily by older individuals where congregate nutrition services are provided. The 2021 (gross) income limits for a one and two person household are : Single person = $23,828 annually or $1,986 monthly or Two People = $32,227 annually or $2,686 monthly. The individual has gone through proper means testing to support income eligibility. Participants not identified by proper means testing shall not be given SFMNP checks.
Eligible Products: You may purchase CT grown fruits, vegetables, fresh cut herbs and honey.
For more information or pick up - contact:
Elizabeth Carpenter- Social Services Coordinator or Amber Shaw- Assistant to Social Services Coordinator at 860-399-3090