“Jersey Fresh” Farmers Market Vouchers Available To Eligible Seniors

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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”.

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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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