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Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP)

The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) will be provided from mid-July through mid-September 2014 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 2014 program runs from July 14 through September 12.

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.

 

Links 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

 

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal and, where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or if all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have speech disabilities and wish to file either an EEO or program complaint please contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339 or (800) 845-6136 (in Spanish).

Persons with disabilities who wish to file a program complaint, please see information above on how to contact us by mail directly or by email. If you require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) please contact USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.