Office for Aging to Distribute Farm Market Coupons for Seniors

The Oswego County Office for the Aging will distribute Farmers’ Market Coupon Booklets beginning July 18.

The booklets are valued at $20.

All persons aged 60 and over whose gross income is at or below 185 percent of federal poverty guidelines ($1,722 monthly for a single person or $2,333 monthly for a two-person household) are eligible to participate in the program.

Coupon booklets may be picked up July 18 and 19 at the Oswego County Office Complex Training Room, 70 Bunner St., Oswego, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., and weekdays thereafter at the Office for the Aging, also located in the Office Complex.

Depending on availability, the Office for the Aging staff is scheduled to distribute booklets at the following senior nutrition sites between 10:30 a.m. and noon on these dates:

July 20:
Phoenix Congregational Church

July 23:
Parish Presbyterian Church and Hannibal Community Library

July 24:
Pontiac Terrace Apartments, Oswego, and St. Bernadette’s Church, Constantia

July 25:
Pulaski United Methodist Church, Pulaski, and Fulton Municipal Building

Aug. 1:
Mexico Presbyterian Church (Wilcox Hall).

Please note, there will be a public hearing held prior to the coupon distribution at 10 a.m. in Mexico.

A limited number of coupon booklets are available.

Distribution will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

There is a limit of one booklet per household.

Those with questions may call the Office for the Aging at 349-3484, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.