Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program Enrollment Open Until May 19

The 2023 Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) enrollment is OPEN through MAY 19! The SFMNP will provide low-income seniors with a new $80 card (voucher checks have been discontinued)  that can be used to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at participating King County farmers market locations. This one-time distribution increases access to local produce while supporting local farms. Funding for this program comes from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

When can I apply?

  • Application enrollment period is Now – Friday, May 19, 2023.

Who is eligible?

  • 60 years or older (Native American/Alaska Native 55+) by June 30, 2023
  • Live in King County
  • Low-income:
    • $26,973 annual or $2,248 monthly income for one (1) person.
    • $36,482 annual or $3,040 monthly income for two (2) person.
    • For larger households, add $792 for each additional person

How to apply: NEW Online continues in 2023!

  • Complete the online application form beginning April 10. You may complete the online form on behalf of your client, with your client’s consent.
  • Clients should not apply more than once, duplicate applications will be removed!
  • Refer clients to call Community Living Connections: 1-844-348-5464 or 206-962-8467 to assist with online enrollment if needed.

How to apply: Other options

  • Paper applications can be downloaded from the website beginning April 10.  If you assist seniors virtually, please sign your client’s name on signature line, sign and print your name and include your agency and contact information, so that there is a reference if any questions arise.
  • Mail application to: Seattle Farmers Market Nutrition Program, 140 Lakeside Ave, Suite A-180, Seattle, WA 98122. Applications must be post marked by Friday, May 19, 2023.
  • Do not apply more than once, duplicate application will be removed!

Where can I find information?

  • Information can be found on the website or call Community Living Connections: 1-844-348-5464 or 206-962-8467

Please share and include the 2023 SFMNP program information in your upcoming newsletters and community announcements!

Cards (one per eligible person) will be mailed to the selected applicants in July. A random selection process of eligible participants will occur if needed. Please note: this program is for seniors that live in King County, seniors residing in other areas in Washington will need to contact the Area Agency on Aging in SFMNP Provider Local Contacts (MSWord doc) to apply. Each county establishes their own specific enrollment process and dates to enroll, please request program details. The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program has statewide program information listed on the DSHS SFMNP Provider Local Contacts (MSWord doc).

New Programs in 2022


  1. Go to the EPFM Information Tent
  2. Swipe your card
  3. Receive up to $20 EPFM Market Money PLUS a 1:1 match of Snap Market Match per market day!

Kids’ POP Club

  1. Go to the PoPClub Table at the EPFM Information Tent
  2. Sign up for the program
  3. Get Kids’ PoP Club Tokens
  4. Purchase fresh fruits and vegetables from our farmers
  5. Take home nutritious and locally grown tasty food!
  6. Come back every week for more!


WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program (WIC FMNP) is part of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for lower income Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). The WIC Program provides healthy foods, nutrition education, and referrals to health and other social services.

Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) is part of the DSHS Aging and Long-Term Support Administration (ALTSA). The Senior FMNP improves nutrition for lower income adults over age 60 with nutritious meals a variety of group settings in the community, and home delivered meals for seniors who are unable to leave their homes.

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