Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program - Snohomish County
The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) provides eligible seniors with fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmers markets and farm stands.
The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) increases our community’s intake of fruits and vegetables; expands the use of local farmers markets, farm stands, and community-supported agriculture programs; and increases sales of Washington grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs.
A list of participating farmers markets and farm stands will be posted when available and will be included with the benefit card.
Eligible low-income seniors receive one $80 benefit card to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at participating farmers markets and farm stands.
Applications must be received by June 6, 2023.
When Can I Expect My Benefit Card?
- Application received on/before May 3rd = Second week in June
- Application received after May 3rd = First week in July
Who is Eligible?
- Age 60+ for non-Native Americans (by June 30, 2023)
- Age 55+ for Native Americans (by June 30, 2023)
What are the Income Guidelines?
- Up to $2,248/month for 1 person
- Up to $3,040/month for 2 people
- For larger households, add $792 per person
How Do I Apply?
Applying online saves time, doesn't require a postage stamp, and multiple languages are available through the Google Translate option.
If you need to request an application by mail, call Snohomish County Long-Term Care & Aging (LTCA) at 425-388-7393. For assistance completing an application, or to request an application in a language other than English, call the Snohomish County Aging and Disabilities Resource Network (ADRN) at 425-513-1900. Applications in other languages are also available (see links below).
All applications will be processed up to available funding. Applications received by May 3, 2023, will receive priority processing. Applications will be reviewed, and pre-loaded cards will be issued to eligible applicants on a first come, first serve basis. Applications must be received on or before June 6, 2023.
All applications linked below, with the exception of the English-Online version, are PDF documents that can be saved and then emailed or mailed.
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Completed application forms can be emailed to: SHS-SpecialProjects@co.snohomish.wa.us
Or, mailed to:
Snohomish County Human Services
3000 Rockefeller Ave, M/S 305
Everett, WA 98201
2023 Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program-Frequently Asked Questions
2023 Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program flyer
Meals that are served in a group setting that allows for socialization are called congregate meals. Eligibility is established for any person 60 years of age or older and spouse; volunteers at the meal site; and handicapped or disabled individuals under the age of 60 who reside with an eligible participant.
Hot meals are served at the congregate sites from one to five days a week, depending upon the site. Culturally appropriate menus are available for Korean, Filipino, Southeast Asian, and Chinese elders. Current sites include:
- Abbott-Wolf Center for Cascade Seniors, Darrington
- Adult Day Health Center, Everett
- Baker View Apartments, Everett
- East County Senior Center, Monroe
- Everett Senior Center , Everett
- Granite Falls Senior Center, Granite Falls
- Mountlake Terrace Senior Center, Mountlake Terrace
- Multicultural Senior Center, Mukilteo
- Snohomish Senior Center, Snohomish
- South County Senior Center, Edmonds
- Stanwood Community and Senior Center, near Stanwood
- Stillaguamish Senior Center, near Arlington
- Tulalip Tribal Senior Center, Tulalip (near Marysville)
This program provides nutritious meals delivered in either a group setting or to a home-bound individual’s residence. Funds are provided by federal money, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and by participant donations, United Way, Snohomish County, City of Everett, and COPES.
IN-HOME NUTRITION (Meals on Wheels)
This program delivers nutritious meals to home-bound individuals (Meals on Wheels). To be eligible, an individual must be:
- Of age 60 or older
- Physically or mentally disabled (or spouse must be)
- Unable to provide other means of support
For more information or if you have any questions, please call the Homage Services of Snohomish County Nutrition Program at 425-347-1229 or toll-free at 800-824-2183.