Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP)
The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) will be offered from mid-July through mid-September 2015 to senior participants enrolled in the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP). Seniors will receive a bundle of fresh fruits and vegetables valued at $18. The bundles will contain at least four different items that will have a combined value of $18. One bundle will be available per household. These items are locally grown from farmers authorized to participate in the program. The program supports local New Hampshire farmers.
The 2015 program runs from July 13 through September 11.
The program provides nutrition education, information on food preparation and encouragement to participants to improve and expand their diets by adding fresh fruits and vegetables.
A link to some helpful information about Fruits and Vegetables:
Tips for Home
- Eat fresh fruits and vegetables within 1-3 days of buying.
- Refrigerate to keep fresh longer
- One pound of produce makes 3-4 servings
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