Kansas Senior Farmers Market

Nutrition Program


The Kansas Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (KSFMNP) is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service. It provides a monetary benefit to low-income seniors living in Kansas to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables, herbs and honey from certified farmers at Farmers Markets in Kansas.

Kansas Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

The three goals of the KSFMNP are to:

  • Provide resources in the form of fresh, nutritious, unprepared, locally grown fruits, vegetables, herbs and honey from farmers markets, roadside stands, and CSA programs to low income seniors;
     
  • Increase the domestic consumption of agricultural commodities by expanding or aiding in the expansion of domestic farmers markets, roadside stands, and CSA programs; and,
     
  • Develop or aid in the development of new and additional farmers markets, roadside stands, and CSA programs.

The Kansas Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program operates in the
following Kansas Counties:

Allen, Anderson, Atchison,
Barton, Bourbon, Brown, Butler,
Clay, Cloud, Cowley, Cherokee,
Crawford, Dickinson, Douglas,
Finney, Franklin, Geary, Greenwood,
Harvey, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson,
Labette, Leavenworth, Lyon,
Marion, Marshall, McPherson,
Miami, Mitchell, Montgomery,
Neosho, Osage, Pottawatomie,
Reno, Republic, Rice, Riley,
Saline, Sedgwick, Shawnee,
Washington, Wyandotte

These are the counties where certified farmers are accepting checks at farmers markets. Benefits come
in the form six (6) $30 checks. This is a first come first served program