Senior Farmers Market Program - 2022

The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) provides fresh fruit and vegetables to lower-income seniors with the goal of improving their health and nutritional status.  It also supports local farming by increasing the use of farmers markets and roadside stands. 

 

To be eligible to receive a voucher, you must meet all of the following:  

 

  • You must be 60 years old or older (or 55+ if you are Native American /Alaska Native)
  • Your income must be below 185% of Federal Poverty Level.  That means:
    1. $25,142 Annual or $2,096 Monthly Income for 1 person 
    2. $33,874 Annual or $2,823 Monthly Income for 2 people 
    3. $42,606 Annual or $3,551 Monthly Income for 3 people
    4. $51,338 Annual or $4,279 Monthly Income for 4 people
    5. For larger households, add $783/month for each additional person
  • You must be a resident of Pierce County

There is a strict limit of up to $80 in vouchers per household.  Incomplete applications or applications received before May 2nd will be returned.  A limited number of vouchers are available each season, and completed applications will be processed in the order received.  

 

We will begin accepting applications for vouchers on Monday, May 2, 2022.  To receive SFMNP vouchers, you must complete all fields below and return the application to Pierce County Human Services, Aging & Disability Resources.  

Apply Online

Submit the online application from the following languages:

English | Spanish | Korean | Russian | Vietnamese | Khmer

Print the Application

Download and print the application then mail, email, or fax your completed application.
English | Spanish | Korean | Russian | Vietnamese | Khmer

Mailing Address
Pierce County Human Services 
Attn: Mickie Brown 4301 S. Pine St., Suite 446 Tacoma, WA 98409 

Fax
You may also fax your application to (253) 798-2818

Vouchers will be mailed to eligible applicants beginning Friday, June 17th


Rights and Responsibilities Information 

English | Spanish | Korean | Russian | Vietnamese | Khmer

Call the Aging & Disability Resource Center

Call (253) 798-4600 during the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday to learn more.

Farmers Markets and Farm Stores

The locations listed below are in / near Pierce County.  For a more comprehensive list of participating farmers markets and farm stores  throughout WA State, please click the link below: Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program | DSHS (wa.gov)


FARMERS MARKETS


Auburn International Market

    - Les Gove Park

1140 Auburn Way S.

Sunday 10am - 3pm, Jun 5 Sept 18

 

Enumclaw Plateau Farmers Market

- 1600 1st St.

Thursday 3p - 7pm, Jun 2- Sept 29

 

Lakewood

    - Lakewood Farmers

Market

Fort Steilacoom Park 

8714 87th Ave SW, Lakewood Friday 2pm - 7pm,

May - Aug 30

Visit: www.cityoflakewood.us

 

Puyallup

- Puyallup Farmers Market

Pioneer Park, 330 S Meridian Sat: 9am - 2pm, Apr - Oct 8

www.puyallupmainstreet.com 


Port Orchard  (Kitsap County)

- Port Orchard Farmers Market

Waterfront Parkway

901 Bay St., Harrison Ave &

Sat 9am—2pm, April  - Oct 8,  

www.pofarmersmarket.com

 

Tacoma  

- Broadway Farmers Market

950 Broadway St, Thursday,

10am - 2, May - Oct 27

tacomafarmersmarket.com

- Eastside Farmers Market 
Eastside Community Center           

    1721 E. 56th St

Tuesday 3-7pm, June 7 -Aug 30

tacomafarmersmarket.com

- Point Ruston Farmers Market

5101 Grand Loop 

Sunday 10am - 4, Jun 5 - Sept 24

tacomafarmersmarket.com

- Proctor Farmers Market 2702 N Proctor St

Saturday, 9am - 2, Year Round

proctorfarmersmarket.com

 

FARM STORES

Spooner Farms 

9710 SR 162 E. Puyallup 

Jun - Oct 31 Daily 9:00 - 5:00