Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program

The Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (Senior FMNP) offers low-income older citizens an opportunity to purchase fresh, locally-grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs from certified farmers.

Senior FMNP checks can be used from June 1 through October 31 at any participating farmers' market or roadside stand in Wisconsin. In addition to offering nutritious foods, Senior FMNP supports local economies by increasing the use of farmers' markets.

Who is Eligible?

To be eligible to receive Senior FMNP checks, there must be at least one individual in the household who is age 60 or older and meets income eligibility requirements. Native Americans may participate at age 55 or older.

In addition, the individual must live in one of the counties participating in Senior FMNP where checks are distributed. (PDF, 64 KB)


In accordance with Federal law and U. S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free 866-632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339; or 800-845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Last Revised: July 24, 2015