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Bucks County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) to Offer Farmers Market Nutrition Program in Conjunction with Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

May 25, 2012

Bucks County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) to Offer Farmers Market Nutrition Program in Conjunction with Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

The Bucks County Area Agency on Aging, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, is again offering the Farmers Market Nutrition Program to older adults in Bucks County.  The program will begin on Friday, June1 and provides $20 in FREE vouchers to individuals and $40 to couples, for the purchase of fresh fruits and vegetables at participating farmers markets.  The vouchers will ONLY be distributed at the designated senior centers listed below, from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on Fridays while supplies last.

To be eligible, recipients must be a resident of Bucks County and be age 60 or older.  In addition, income guidelines are as follows:  1 person: $20,665 or less; 2 people in household:  $27,991 or less; 3 people:  $35,317 or less; 4 people:  $42,643 or less. You will be required to show proof of residence and age.  Please visit one of the senior centers listed below to register.  If you are unable to go to a senior center, a relative or friend may register for you by providing proper identification and a completed Proxy form, signed by the recipient.  Proxy forms are available on the Area Agency on Aging web page, or may be picked up at either the Area Agency on Aging office, 30 E. Oakland Ave., Doylestown; or at the Government Services Center, 7321 New Falls Road, Levittown.  Proxy forms, as well as a listing of participating farmers markets, are also available at all senior centers.

For more information, call Bill McTigue, Administrative Officer for Public Affairs, Bucks County Area Agency on Aging, at 267-880-5737.

Bensalem Senior Citizens Center
1850 Byberry Rd.
Bensalem, Pa. 19020
Bristol Township Senior Center
2501 Bath Rd.
Bristol, Pa. 19007
Central Bucks Senior Center
700 Shady Retreat Rd.
Doylestown, Pa. 18901
Northampton Twp. Senior Center
165 Township  Rd.
Richboro, Pa. 18954
Eastern Upper Bucks Seniors, Inc.
8040 Rt. 611
Ottsville, Pa. 18942
Falls Township Senior Center
Trenton and Oxford Valley Rds.
Fairless Hills, Pa. 19030
Lower Bucks Senior Activity Center
Wood and Mulberry Sts.
Bristol, Pa. 19007
Middletown Senior Citizens Center
2142 Trenton Rd.
Levittown, Pa. 19056
Morrisville Senior Servicenter
31 E. Cleveland Ave.
Morrisville, Pa. 19067
Neshaminy Senior Citizens Center
1842 Brownsville Rd.
Trevose, Pa. 19053
Pennridge Senior Center
146 E. Main St.
Silverdale, Pa. 18962
Benjamin H. Wilson Senior Center
580 Delmont Ave.
Warminster, Pa. 18974
Upper Bucks Senior Citizens Center
Milford Square Fire Co. Social Hall
2183 Milford Sq. Pike
Milford, PA  18951