Senior Farmer’s Market Nutritional Program

WICWe do have vendors approved to accept WIC and Senior FMNP vouchers.  Look for vendors with a sign displayed about WIC for those accepting the voucher.  Registration for Vouchers will be June 25 at the market from 9:00 to 11:00 am or at the Whistle Stop starting June 13.

To be eligible to receive SFMNP checks, you must

  • be at least sixty (60) years of age at date of check issue or
  • a person with disabilities, under age sixty (60), currently living in a housing facility occupied primarily by older persons where congregate nutrition services are provided at date of check issue

-and-

  • meet the household gross income guidelines, which are based on 185% of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines
  • live in the county where the checks are being issued
  • bring a driver’s license or State ID card when submitting application

 

Participants who qualify will receive 4 – $5 FMNP checks that they may use only at Farmers’ Markets and farm stands that are authorized by the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP). Authorized markets and stands display an authorized vendor sign provided by the ISDH FMNP.

 

Approved Food List for vouchers includes

FRESH Vegetables

asparagus
beans
beets
boy choy
broccoli
brussels sprouts
cabbage
carrots
cauliflower
corn
cucumbers
edible soy beans
eggplant
garlic
greens (any variety)
herbs (edible)
leeks
lettuce (any variety)
lima beans
mushrooms
okra
onions
parsnips
peas
peppers
pumpkins (edible)
potatoes
radishes
rhubarb
rutabagas
scallions
spinach
sprouts
squash
squash blossoms
sweet potatoes/yams
tomatillos
tomatoes
turnips
watercress

FRESH Fruits

apples
apricots
blackberries
blueberries
cantaloupe
cherries
currants
elderberries
gooseberries
grapes
honeydew
huckleberries
melons
nectarines
peaches
pears
persimmons
plums
raspberries
strawberries
watermelon