Iowa Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program

Seniors are able to receive fresh, nutritious, locally grown fruits, vegetables, honey and herbs from farmers’ markets and roadside stands. This program not only helps seniors, but also helps develop new and additional farmers’ markets, roadside stands and community supported agriculture programs.

  • Each eligible individual receives 10 – $5 checks or $50 in benefits.

  • The checks can be used to purchase fresh, nutritious, unprepared fruits, vegetables, herbs and honey.

  • Each person can receive SFMNP once per year.

  • Checks can be used between June 1st and October 31st.