The West Virginia Department of Agriculture's Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program is designed to assist senior citizens with the purchase of fresh fruits and vegetables grown in West Virginia during the summer months. To qualify, you must be at least 60 years of age and meet income guidelines.
Those eligible seniors can sign up for the vouchers at their county senior centers after July 1. Please contact your local county senior centers
for signup dates and locations. Vouchers can be used at participating markets around the state. A listing of those markets will be given out when eligible participants sign up. Only those fruits and vegetables that can be grown in West Virginia, and West Virginia honey, are eligible for purchase with the vouchers.
Farmers interested in participating in the program must grow their own produce and sell from an authorized farmers' market or a farm stand which is located in the same location for the entire season. Farmers must participate in a training session and abide by the rules and regulations outlined at the time of training.
For more information regarding the program, please contact the Business Development Division at 304-558-2210.
Virginia Department of Agriculture is an Equal Opportunity Provider.