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June 8th, 2017

Distribution of SFMNP checks is Just Around the Corner!

by Juliet Glass

Are you over the age of 60 and need a little help stretching your food budget? If you meet certain income requirements, you might be eligible for Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program checks. Distribution of checks begins this month and quantities are limited, so be sure to arrive early! Find out what day and time you can pick up your checks at the distribution site nearest to you by clicking here.

If you qualify, you could get $30 dollars in checks to spend at Maryland farmers markets on fresh fruits and vegetables. Many farmers markets offer a Maryland Market Money match for these checks, which makes your SFMNP dollars go even further. Find a farmers markets offering Maryland Market Money, by  clicking here.

Help us spread the word and thanks for your support!

See you at a Maryland farmers market soon.

About the Author Juliet Glass Juliet Glass

Born and raised in New York City, Juliet Glass attended Reed College in Portland, OR and the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. Although trained as a historian, her passion for food and cooking led her to a career as a freelance food writer. Driven by a desire for more real world experience in food system management, Juliet joined FRESHFARM in Washington, DC where she managed markets, programs, and lead communications efforts. Juliet joined Maryland Farmers Market Association as the External Relations coordinator and works to increase the organization's visibility and impact, advance its mission, and expand community involvement. When not working, Juliet enjoys cooking, visiting farmers markets, yoga, and spending time with her husband, sons and cats.