Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program Application Link
The following link will connect you to the application for the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program Application. (This link is not affiliated with the Morgan County-Decatur Farmers Market and by using it, a new window will open and you will leave this website. The Morgan County-Decatur Farmers Market is not responsible for the content found on this external site).
An application must be completed for each person in the household that qualifies for SFMNP benefits. Applicants must reapply every year. You can apply for next year’s program any time after January 1st. To qualify, individuals must meet the following criteria:
1.Age - person must be 60 years of age or older the day of issuance.
2.Income level - – to be eligible on the basis of income, recipients’ gross household income must not exceed the following limits:
$1,580.00 monthly……for a household of ------1
$2,133.00 monthly……for a household of ------2
$2,685.00 monthly……for a household of ------3
$3,238.00 monthly……for a household of ------4
$3,816.00 monthly……for a household of ------5
$4,344.00 monthly……for a household of ------6
(Household: a group of related or non-related individuals living together as one economic unit. These amounts are at 165% of 2013 Federal Poverty Guidelines.)
No person is “entitled” to Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program checks, i.e. the budget does not allow enough checks to satisfy everyone who wants them and is eligible.