Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program is designed to improve the nutritional health of low income seniors by providing them with vouchers that can be used to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables from certified farmers markets: Educational information about the benefits, selection, storage, and preparation of fresh foods is also provided to participants. If you have questions about this program, please call 509-477-4442.

2022 Participant Eligibility

  • You are age 60 or over when you apply (Native Americans and Alaska Natives are eligible at age 55).
  • Your income cannot exceed $25,142 Annual or $2,096 Monthly income for 1 person.
  • Your income cannot exceed $33,874 Annual or $2,823 Monthly income for 2 people.
  • For larger households, add $728 for each additional person.
  • You must reside in the county served by each distributing agency.
  • ALTCEW has made agreements for distribution of “checks” in our five county region as follows:

If you are needing someone else to pick up vouchers for you, please fill out a proxy form and submit with your application.

Spokane County is served by Catholic Charities Eastern Washington

Application deadline is June 8, 2022.  Entries are being accepted on a first come first serve basis until all spots are filled in the Spokane County. However, CCEW will continue to accept submissions after the deadline as vouchers may still be available

  • Call Catholic Charities Eastern Washington at 509-459-6163
  • Or stop by Catholic Charities Eastern WA 12 East 5th Ave in Spokane. Monday – Thursday
  • Mail to : CC Eastern WA FFA, PO Box 2253, Spokane, WA 99210-2253
  • Or fax to: 509-358-4259

Applications: Affidavit Spokane County English , Affidavit Spokane County Russian , Affidavit Spokane County Ukrainian, Affidavit Spanish Spokane County
Proxy Forms: English , Russian , Spanish

Northern Ferry, Stevens and Pend Oreille counties are served by Rural Resources Community Action
Whitman County is served by Council on Aging and Human Services

Frequently Asked Questions:

How much produce can I get?
  • Each successful applicant will receive $80 worth of checks  (two packets of ten $4 checks) good for purchasing produce at participating farmers market locations.
Where are the markets?
  • CLICK HERE for a listing of farmers market vendors in Washington, CLICK HERE  for Spanish
  • CLICK HERE for authorized Farm Stores in Washington
  • CLICK HERE for a map of 2022 farmers markets in the Greater Spokane Area.