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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.

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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 | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2005-0051

FNS 113-1: Civil Rights Compliance and Enforcement

The purpose of this Instruction is to establish and convey policy and provide guidance and direction to the USDA Food and Nutrition Service and its recipients and customers, and ensure compliance with and enforcement of the prohibition against discrimination in all FNS nutrition programs and activities, whether federally funded in whole or not. 

FNS Instruction 113-1