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.

2020 Qualification Criteria

  • You are age 60 or over when you apply (Native Americans and Alaska Natives are eligible at age 55).
  • Your income cannot exceed $23,606 Annually or $1,967 Monthly for 1 person.
  • Your income cannot exceed $31,894 Annually or $2,658 Monthly for 2 people.
  • For larger households add $691 to the monthly limit 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?
  • 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 2020 farmers markets in the Greater Spokane Area.