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State investing $1.8M in veggies for seniors

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New York state is working to put more fresh vegetables on the tables of senior citizens by infusing $1.8 million into the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program. New Yorkers aged 60 and older who qualify with monthly earnings of $1,772 or less are eligible to collect a booklet containing five $4 checks usable at 470 farmers markets statewide. “The Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program is an important resource that provides New Yorkers with access to fresh, locally ...

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