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Area Agency on Aging

Posted on: April 21, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Farmers Market Nutritional Program



The 2023 Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program provides eligible seniors with vouchers to purchase produce grown in Pennsylvania.  This program, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture provides $50.00 worth of checks to be used at participating Farmer’s Markets from June 1, 2023 until November 30, 2023. Applicants must bring proof of age and residency

 Examples of proof are:

  • Driver’s license
  • Photo identification card
  • AAA transportation card
  • Birth Certificate
  • Utility receipts

Social Security and Medicare cards are not acceptable forms of identification.  

Individuals must be age 60 or older (as of December 31, 2023), be a Westmoreland County resident and meet income guidelines: less than $26,973.00 a year for one person, or less than $36,482.00 a year for a couple . 

There is a one-time sign-up per season. You can also apply at the Area Agency on Aging office, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., mail an application to the AAA, or apply on line.  Mail-in applications will not be processed until after July 1, 2023 and must be received by September 15, 2023. 

View times and locations of sign up events.

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