Seniors eligible for produce help

5/21/2014

The Kansas Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program will provide low-income seniors with $30 in checks to purchase fresh, locally grown fruits, vegetables, herbs and honey at local farmers markets between now and Nov. 1.

The Kansas Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program will provide low-income seniors with $30 in checks to purchase fresh, locally grown fruits, vegetables, herbs and honey at local farmers markets between now and Nov. 1.

To be eligible to receive the checks, applicants must be 60 or older on the day of issuance; have an individual annual gross income at or below $1,772 a month and must reside in Finney County.

Applications will be available beginning Tuesday at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. Seniors may apply from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Currently, there are funds to serve the first 50 people who apply and are eligible.

For more information, call Barbara Jensen at 272-3620.

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