“Jersey Fresh” Farmers Market Vouchers Available To Eligible Seniors

UNION COUNTY—County residents age 60 and older may be eligible for vouchers to purchase locally grown “Jersey Fresh” fruits, vegetables and herbs.

To qualify for the $30 vouchers, an individual’s annual income cannot exceed $20,036 and a married couple’s annual income cannot exceed $26,955. Proof of income trust be presented in the form of a Medicaid card, SSl card, Food Stamp verification, or annual pension and Social Security statement when applying for “Jersey Fresh” vouchers”.


Eligible seniors residing in Union County may obtain vouchers at any of the locations listed below.

Elizabeth-On Monday, Aug. 3, the Elizabeth Port Community Center will distribute vouchers from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the recreation room, 250 2nd Street. On Friday, Aug. 7, vouchers will be distributed at the Elizabeth Towers, 315 West Grand Street from 9 a.m. to noon

Rahway-On Thursday, Aug. 6, vouchers will be distributed at the Golden Age Towers, 200 E. Milton Avenue from 9 a.m. to noon.

Farmers will not be present at these sites.

For information about senior nutrition programs or any other senior services, call 1-888-280-8226, or visit www.ucnj org.

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