Seniors participating in the state of Kansas Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program should be aware that the last date to use the three-dollar vouchers is October 15, 2011.
SFMNP vouchers may be used to purchase local, fresh produce at farmers markets, roadside stands, and community supported agriculture (CSA) programs. Emporia Farmers Market vendors who are certified to accept SFMNP checks will display a poster at their stall stating “Kansas Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program Checks Accepted Here.”
The Emporia Farmers Market will be open every Wednesday at 5:00 PM and Saturday at 8:00 AM until the end of October. Indoor Winter Markets will begin in November, location to be announced. For more information about scheduled market events, see www.emporiafarmersmarket.org or contact the market manager, Tracy Simmons, at 620-343-6555.