Senior Farmers Market Coupons Are Available

Chautauqua County Office for the Aging has received their supply of Senior Farmers Market Coupons. Seniors who wish to apply need to come in person to one of the following distributions and be prepared to show proof of age.

Jamestown, The Renaissance Center Building, 19 W. Third St., Jamestown, right next to the Farmers’ Market, Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. or until books are gone.

Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court, Dunkirk, on Tuesday, from 1-4 p.m. or until books are gone.

In order to qualify for the program, seniors ages 60 and over must meet the following criteria:

Monthly income of at or below $1,772 for a single person household; monthly income of at or below $2,392 for a two-person household; or monthly income of at or below $3,011 for a three-person household.

Coupon books are worth $20 with five coupons worth $4 each in each booklet. Coupons are accepted at designated farmers’ markets locally at the Dunkirk, Fredonia, Jamestown and Westfield farmers’ markets. Addresses and times for these markets will be dispersed with the coupons. Only one coupon is allowed per household, and one must bring proof of age to receive a coupon.

Proxy forms are no longer available. Farmers market coupons must be picked up in person according to funding regulations.