Nutrition program helps seniors access fresh produce

Nutrition program helps seniors access fresh produce
Nutrition program helps seniors access fresh produce

PORTAGE COUNTY, Wis. (WAOW) — The Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Portage County needs to get native farmers’ meals to these in want.

The ADRC is providing a “Senior Farmer Market Nutrition Program” (SFMNP).

It’s a voucher program that helps seniors entry contemporary fruits, greens, and herbs from native farmers markets and street stands.

There are a number of necessities:

  • Must be age 60 or older or a Native American age 55 or older.
  • Must dwell in Portage County.
  • Household revenue at or under the next:
    • Family measurement of 1, with a month-to-month revenue of $1,986 (annual revenue of $23,828)
    • Family measurement of two, with a month-to-month revenue of $2,686 (annual revenue of $32,227)
    • Larger household sizes ought to contact the ADRC for extra data

If you meet all of the above necessities, you might be eligible for the vouchers.

There is a restricted variety of vouchers accessible on a primary come, first-served foundation and are legitimate from June 1 – October 31.

Appointments are required – no walk-ins are allowed.

To request a voucher and register or get extra data, you may contact the Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Portage County at 715-346-1401.

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