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Farmers’ market coupons for seniors

Gold Country Community Services' High Noon Senior Nutrition Program is happy to announce that farmers' market coupon books are now available to eligible seniors.

Coupon books will be distributed on Monday, Wednesday and Friday between the hours of 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.; other times may be possible by appointment. The coupon books will be distributed at the GCCS High Noon Senior Café, located in the Nevada City Senior Apartments at 841 Old Tunnel Road in Grass Valley. The books will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis.

Each coupon book is worth $20 and can be used at most local farmers markets at vendors displaying signs that state "Farmers Market Checks Welcome."

To be eligible to receive a Farmer's Market Coupon Book, individuals must be at least 60 years of age and have a monthly income no greater than $1,772 for an individual or $2392 per couple.

The Senior Farmers Market Program is sponsored by the California Department of Agriculture and helps provide seniors with better access to fresh produce while supporting local farmers.

For more information, call the Gold Country Community Services at 530-273-4961.

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