Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

Vouchers are now available for the 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.

2021 Qualification Criteria

  • You must be 60 years old or older (or 55+ if you are Native American /Alaska Native)
    Your income must be below 185% of Federal Poverty Level. That means:
  • $23,828 Annual or $1,986 Monthly Income for 1 person
  • $32,227 Annual or $2,686 Monthly Income for 2 people
  • For larger households, add $700 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:
Entries are being accepted on a first come first serve basis until all spots are filled in the Spokane County.

If you are needing someone else to pick up vouchers for you please fill out the form below:
Applications: Affidavit Spokane County English, Affidavit Spokane County Russian , Affidavit Spanish Spokane County
Proxy Forms: English , Russian , Spanish

Spokane County is served by Catholic Charities Eastern Washington
  • 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
Northern Ferry, Stevens and Pend Oreille counties are served by Rural Resources
Whitman County is served by Council on Aging and Human Services

Frequently Asked Questions:

How much produce can I get?
  • Each successful applicant will get a packet of ten $4 checks good for purchasing produce at participating farmers market locations.
Where are the markets?