Chautauqua County Office for the Aging has received a partial supply of Senior Farmers Market Coupons. Seniors who wish to apply need to come in person to one of the following distributions and be prepared to show proof of age.
Jamestown, The Renaissance Center Building, 19 W. Third St., next to the Farmers Market on Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or until books are gone.
Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court, on Thursday, from 1 to 4 p.m. or until books are gone.
In order to qualify for the program, seniors age 60-plus must meet the following criteria:
Monthly income of at or below $1,722, for a single-person household.
Monthly income of at or below $2,333, for a two-person household.
Monthly income of at or below $2,943, for a three-person household.
Coupon books are worth $20 with five coupons worth $4 each in each booklet. Coupons are accepted at designated Farmers Markets locally at the Dunkirk, Fredonia, Jamestown and Westfield Farmers Markets. Addresses and times for these markets will be dispersed with the coupons. Only one coupon is allowed per household and you must bring proof of age to receive your coupon.
Proxy forms are no longer available. Farmers Market coupons must be picked up in person according to funding regulations.