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WEST DEPTFORD TWP. – The Gloucester County Division of Senior Services will be distributing Farmers Market Vouchers this year to 2,000 county income-eligible seniors, announced Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger and Freeholder Jiim Jefferson.

Damminger said, “This year eligible seniors will receive $20 in vouchers toward fresh fruit and vegetables at 23 farmers markets throughout Gloucester County.  Our seniors should have access the bounty of our region.”

 

Freeholder Jim Jefferson said, “Through a federal grant we are able to provide our seniors more options to eat healthy and support our local farmers. Many of our seniors live on a fixed income and every bit helps them and they can use these vouchers to enjoy the abundant produce that is grown locally.”  Jefferson is the liaison to the Division of Senior Services.

The 23 locations where seniors can use the vouchers this year include:

DeHart’s Farm Fresh Produce, Thorofare
Duffield’s Farm Market, Sewell
Ever Fresh Produce, Swedesboro
Fruit Valley Farmers Market, Mullica Hill
Fruitwood Farms, Inc., Monroeville
G & G Farm Market, Swedesboro
Grasso Girls Farm Market, Mullica Hill
Haynicz Orchardview Farm Market, Monroeville
Maccherone Farm, Sewell
Maugeri’s Farm Market, Woolwich
Mood’s Farm Market, Mullica Hill
Murphy’s Farm Market, Woolwich
Platt’s Farm Market, Clarksboro
Rosie’s Farm Market, Mullica Hill
Schaub Farms, Clarksboro
Stecher’s Farm Market, Sewell
Seeds to Success Youth Farm Stand, Glassboro
Sorbello Girls Farm Market, Elk Township
Sorbello’s Farm, Mickleton
The McCann’s Farm, Elk Twp.
Visalli Scattered Acres, Monroeville
Wm. Schober Sons, Inc., Monroeville
Zimmerman’s Country Market, Sewell

The Farmers’ Market Vouchers are for Gloucester County Senior Citizens who have an annual income less then $21,590 for a family of one and $29,101 for a family of two.

Seniors are required to provide income information ( i.e. Social Security statement, 2014 Income Tax, Medicare and Pension statements, bank statement or Medicaid Card and complete an eligibility application before receiving their vouchers).  The PAAD card is “NOT” accepted as a source/proof of income eligibility.

For further information please contact the Division of Senior Services at 384-6900.

Distribution Locations and Dates:

Monday, June 22 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Pfeiffer Community Center, 301 Blue Bell Rd, Williamstown

Tuesday, June 23 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Franklinville Community Center, 1584 Coles Mill Road, Franklinville

Wednesday, June 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon
Mantua Community Center, 111 East Mercer Ave, Mantua

Thursday, June 25 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Glassboro Senior Center, 152 South Delsea Drive, Glassboro

Friday, June 26 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Second Baptist Church, 1534 Pine Street, Paulsboro

Friday, June 26 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Thorofare Fire Hall, 1 Firehouse Lane, Thorofare