CATSKILL – Are you a New York State senior 60 or older and your monthly income is or less than $ 1,986 for one; $ 2,686 for two or an additional $ 700 per person for larger households?
Would you like to receive a booklet of $ 20 checks to use to purchase fresh, unprocessed, local vegetables and fruits at participating farmers markets and stalls across the state?
Checks are distributed on a first-come-first-served basis. Brochures are available from the Greene County Department of Human Services, main office, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. daily; Rivertown Senior Center in Athens, Monday to Friday until 1:00 p.m.; The Acra Community Center, Cairo, 12:30 pm-1:30pm Monday through Friday; Jewett Senior Nutrition Site, Monday through Friday-1pm.
In Greene County, the following authorized marketplaces are Coxsackie Farmers’ Market, Wednesdays 4-7pm; Stoneledge Farm, Leeds, Saturday and Sunday 9 am-3pm; Black Horse Farms, Athens, 9 am-6pm daily; Bulich Creekside Farm, Leeds, 10 am-5pm daily; Fromer Market Gardens, Tannersville, Saturday 9 am-3pm and Wednesday 3-6pm.
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