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Seniors Farmers' Market Nutrition Program

The SFMNP awards grants to states, U.S. Territories and federally recognized Indian Tribal Organizations to provide low-income seniors with coupons that can be exchanged for eligible foods at farmers’ markets, roadside stands, and community supported agriculture programs. The majority of grant funds must be used for benefits. state agencies may use up to 10 percent of their grants for program administrative costs.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2021-0024

SFMNP 2021-2022 Income Eligibility Guidelines

This memo is inform FNS regional offices and state agencies of the release of the publication of the 2021-2022 Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program Income Eligibility Guidelines. The 2021-2022 Income Eligibility Guidelines are used by state agencies in determining the income eligibility of persons applying to participate in SFMNP. These income eligibility guidelines are to be used in conjunction with the SFMNP regulations

SFMNP Policy Memorandum #2021-1
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FNS-101: Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program

The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) awards grants to states, U.S. Territories, and federally recognized Indian Tribal Organizations (ITOs) to provide low-income seniors with coupons that can be exchanged for eligible foods (fruits, vegetables, honey, and fresh-cut herbs) at farmers’ markets, roadside stands, and Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0094

Publication of the 2020-2021 Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program Income Eligibility Guidelines

This policy memorandum transmits the 2020-2021 Income Eligibility Guidelines for the Senior Farmers’ Market National Program.

SFMNP Policy Memo #2020-1
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0044

SFMNP Administrative Flexibilities during a Pandemic

This memorandum provides information about the availability of administrative flexibilities available to SFMNP state agencies under current regulations. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act did not provide additional flexibilities to SFMNP state agencies. Consequently, state agencies may only implement flexibilities permitted under current SFMNP regulations. 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2019-0045

SFMNP Income Eligibility Guidelines (2019-2020)

This policy memorandum transmits the 2019-2020 Income Eligibility Guidelines for the Senior Farmers’ Market National Program.

SFMNP 2019-1
Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

SFMNP/FMNP Map of Participating State Agencies

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2018-0013

SFMNP Income Eligibility Guidelines (2018-2019)

This policy memorandum transmits the new 2018-2019 Income Eligibility Guidelines for the Senior Farmer's Market Nutrition Program, which were established based on WIC IEGs for FY 2018, published in the Federal Register on April 3, 2018.

SFMNP 2018-1
Resource | Policy Memos

SFMNP Income Guidelines

This policy memorandum transmits the 2018-2019 Income Eligibility Guidelines for the SFMNP, as FNS is required to announce the income poverty guidelines annually.

SFMNP Policy Memorandum #2018-1
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0019

SFMNP Income Eligibility Guidelines (2017-2018)

This policy memo transmits the new 2017-2018 Income Eligibility Guidelines for the SFMNP, which were established based on WIC IEGs for FY 2017, published in the Federal Register on March 15, 2017.

SFMNP Policy Memo #2017-1