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Posted on: July 24, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Farmer’s Market Coupons Now Available to Qualifying Seniors

Seniors looking to stretch their food budgets this summer and fall may be entitled to discount Farmers Market Coupons. To be eligible, individuals must be 60 years of age or older AND have a monthly income at or below $1,722/single, $2,392/couple OR be 60 and older and currently receiving or eligible to receive SSI, Food Stamps, Public Assistance or Section 8 housing subsidy.

The check book-style coupons will be distributed while supplies last beginning Wednesday, July 24th thru September 30th, 2013 at the Hugh Doyle Senior Center, 94 Davis Avenue, New Rochelle from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-3:30 p.m. Tues-Friday. Proof of age and New Rochelle residency are required. Applicants must come in person to sign affidavit. One coupon per eligible household.

The coupons are valid at two New Rochelle markets through November:
New Rochelle Down to Earth Farmer’s Market
Huguenot Park in front of New Rochelle High School
Fridays 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM

New Rochelle Downtown Grand Market
Library Green
Saturdays 9 AM to 2 PM

Both markets feature a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables and specialty foods. For more information on the Farmer’s Market Coupons contact the Hugh Doyle Senior Center at 235-2363.

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