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3_Consumers – Program Descriptions

WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) 

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This program gives eligible, pregnant or nursing mothers, infants and children enrolled in the NYS Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), checks worth $4 each to buy produce at farmers’ markets.

Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP)

The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) provides seniors with checks worth $4 each to buy produce at farmers’ markets. Eligibility is based on age and income; participants must be 60 years or older and have an income less than or equal to 185% of the federal poverty level.

  • Senior citizens interested in the SFMNP should contact their local Office for the Aging or call the New York State Senior Hotline at 1-800-342-9871.

Find out About EBT/SNAP and Other Benefits

  • Find out if you are eligible for SNAP benefits (formerly food stamps).  It’s quick, easy and confidential!
  • Find out about Eat Smart New York nutrition education opportunities throughout New York State.”

Locate a NY State Farmers’ Market

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