• Farmers Market Vouchers Available Beginning June 1 for Eligible Seniors

    May 05, 2022
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Farmers Market Vouchers Available Beginning June 1 for Eligible Seniors 
     
    Beginning Wednesday, June 1, the Skagit County Senior Nutrition Program will have a limited number of Farmers Market Vouchers available for Skagit County seniors, age 60 years or older (55+ if Native American/Alaska Native), who meet certain income requirements. A monthly income requirement of $2,096 or less for individuals, and $2,823 or less for couples, must be met to be eligible. 
    Each eligible person will receive up to 80 dollars in vouchers to be used at any approved Skagit County Farmers Market or Farm Store. Vouchers will be given on a first-come/first-served basis, with one set available per person. Vouchers will be available while supplies last.
     
    Eligible seniors can pick up their vouchers at the following senior center locations:
    Beginning Wednesday, June 1 – Sedro Woolley Senior Center – from 10:30-11:30am
    Beginning Thursday, June 2 – Mount Vernon Senior Center – from 10:30-11:30am
    Beginning Monday, June 6 – Burlington Senior Center – from 1:00-2:00pm
    Beginning Tuesday, June 7 – East County Resource Center – from 12:00-1:00pm
    Beginning Wednesday, June 8 – Anacortes Senior Activity Center – from 1:00-2:00pm

    For questions, please contact Renee Corcoran with Skagit County Public Health at (360) 416-1511. Please note – you must be willing to fill out paperwork with your contact information and sign an affidavit saying that you are eligible.

     
    More information about the Skagit County Senior Services Program can be found at www.skagitcounty.net/seniors or by calling (360) 416-1500.

     
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    Contact:
    Danica Sessions
    danicas@co.skagit.wa.us, 360-416-1500