Farm to Family for Seniors is a program that makes fresh fruits and vegetables available to Vermonters 60 and older at participating farmers markets and farm stands across the state. Eligible Vermonters receive a coupon book worth $48 to purchase locally-grown, healthy, fresh fruits and vegetables from July 1st through October 31st.
How to Apply
Applications are available, starting in July, through your local Community Action Agency. You can pick up an application in person or call and have one mailed to you. You can also have someone pick up and drop off the application (and your coupons) on your behalf. The application is short and ensures that you meet age, residency, and income requirements necessary to participate in the program.
Find your local Community Action Agency (CAA). Please check back with us, when the application is available we will provide a link to allow you to download the application.
Farm to Family for seniors is available to any resident of Vermont 60 or older whose income is at or below the current income limits:
- $2,248 a month for a single person.
- $3,041 for a household of 2.
- $3,833 for a household of 3
- $4,625 for a household of 4.
Farm to Family Coupons are meant to be used at farmers markets and farm stands across Vermont. The coupons can be used to purchase fresh, locally grown, raw fruits and vegetables.
Coupons cannot be used to buy: baked goods, cider, dressings, dried herbs, eggs, flowers/plants, honey, jam, jelly, maple products, meat, pickles, or prepared foods.