Senior Farmers Market Voucher Program

2024 Senior Farmers Market Voucher Program

Available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Vouchers cannot be mailed.

To Qualify:

  • You must meet the household income, which is 185% of the federal poverty level or less (see below).
  • You must be 60 years of age or older (55 if Native American). Only one senior per household is eligible.
  • A resident of Brown County.You may be asked to show proof of residence and age.

Household Size  |  Monthly Income  |  Annual Income

1  |  $2,322  |  $27,861
2  |  $3,152  |  $37,814
3  |  $3,981  |  $47,767
4  |  $4,810  |  $57,720
5  |  $5,640  |  $67,673

For each additional household member,
add $830monthly, $9,953 annually.

 

Farmers Market Voucher Pick-Ups

Available in the Community – No Appointment Needed

Friday, June 28, 2024
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Kress Library

Tuesday, July 16, 2024
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
YMCA – West

Remaining Vouchers will be available at ADRC beginning Monday, July 1.

Downtown Farmers Markets

Wednesdays, May 22 – September 25, 2024  |  3 – 8 pm
Saturdays, May 25 – October 26, 2024  |  7 a – 12 pm

Don’t Forget!

Grounded Cafe will be open Farmers Market Saturdays
7 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Important Notes:

  • Vouchers will be distributed starting in June until they are gone.
  • We will have limited staff and volunteers on hand to assist with distribution, please come prepared by double checking your qualifications.
  • Please have your ID ready as staff and volunteers may be asking to see it.
  • A proxy may pick-up the vouchers on your behalf provided that you have written down the required information as well as a signed and dated proxy letter. See Proxy Message required info on the right.

       

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      Picking vouchers up for someone else?

      You need to pick-up in person, or send a written proxy with a family member, friend, or neighbor.

      Written Proxy Message must include:

      • Name
      • Address
      • Phone number
      • Date of birth
      • Gender
      • Race
      • Ethnicity
      • Primary language spoken
      • County of residence

      The proxy must include this message:

      “I have designated (insert their name) to be my authorized representation.”

      The proxy must be signed and dated by the person that will be utilizing the vouchers.

      We cannot release the vouchers without all of the above information.

      In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

      Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

      To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDAOASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

      (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

      Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW
      Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

      (2) fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7422; or

      (3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

      This institution is an equal opportunity provider.