In cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Farmers Market Nutrition Program vouchers will be distributed to eligible persons on Wednesday, June 14, beginning at 9 a.m. at all Lancaster County Office of Aging senior centers.
Other distribution sites include the Ephrata Recreation Center and New Holland United Methodist Church on Wednesday, June 21.
The nutrition vouchers, valued at $20, can be exchanged for Pennsylvania-grown fruits and vegetables through November at participating farmers markets and roadside stands.
To be eligible, an individual must be at least 60 years of age, reside in Lancaster County, and have an annual household income of less than $22,459 for one person or less than $30,451 for two.
Those living in nursing homes or other residential facilities where meals are provided are not eligible for this program.
Persons unable to pick up the vouchers may have a proxy or representative go on their behalf but need to have a completed, signed proxy form along with photo ID of the eligible individual presented at the time of distribution.
To receive a proxy form by mail, contact any Lancaster County Office of Aging senior center listed below or the Office of Aging at (717) 299-7979.
Vouchers will be distributed on these dates and at these locations:
Wednesday, June 14: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Columbia Senior Center: 510 Walnut St., Columbia, (717) 684-4850
Elizabethtown Area Senior Center: 70 S. Poplar St., Elizabethtown, (717) 367-7984
Lancaster Neighborhood Senior Center: 33 E. Farnum St., Lancaster, (717) 299-3943
Lancaster Recreation Commission Senior Center: 525 Fairview Ave., Lancaster, (717) 399-7671
Lititz Senior Center: 201 E. Market St., Lititz, (717) 626-2800
Millersville Senior Center: 222 N. George St., Millersville, (717) 871-9600
Next Generations/Solanco Senior Center: 184 S. Lime St., Quarryville, (717) 786-4770
SACA Senior Center: 545 Pershing Ave., Lancaster, (717) 295-7989
Thursday, June 21: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Ephrata Recreation Center: 130 S. Academy Drive, Ephrata
New Holland United Methodist Church: 120 W. Main St., New Holland