Senior farmers market coupons available Monday
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Senior farmers market coupon
booklets are still available, according to the Area Agency on Aging
for Lincolnland. People 60 years of age and older who meet income
guidelines are eligible for free coupons to be used to purchase a
total of $21 worth of fresh fruits and vegetables at the Latham Park
and Scully Park markets. Coupon booklets may be obtained Monday from
9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Oasis Senior Center's temporary location
at St. John United Church of Christ, 204 Seventh St. in Lincoln.
Coupons are available while supplies last and are limited to one
booklet per person per season. Participants are required to complete
an application to receive the coupons.
Maximum annual income is $21,257 for a single-person household
and $28,694 for a household of two. For each additional household
member, $7,437 is added.
This popular program is made available by the United States
Department of Agriculture and the Illinois Department of Human
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For more information, call the Area Agency on Aging at 787-9234 or
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Area Agency on Aging for
The Area Agency on Aging for Lincolnland
is a nonprofit planning and administrative agency designated by the
Illinois Department on Aging to develop and coordinate programs and
support services for people 60 years and older and family caregivers
to help them live more independent, active and dignified lives.