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Farmers market vouchers available

Thursday, July 18, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Lehigh County Office of Aging and Adult Service employees will distribute Farmers Market Nutrition program vouchers to eligible senior citizens while supplies last.

The vouchers are available to Lehigh County residents 60 years or older whose total gross household income is not more than $21,257 for a single person and $28,694 for married couples.

Proof of age and residency must be provided.

Proof of age and residency of intended recipient must also be provided.

Proxy forms can be obtained by calling the Information and Referral Unit at 610-782-3200.

A single person is eligible to receive four $5 vouchers and couples eight $5 vouchers one time only.

They will also receive a list of farmers markets where the vouchers may be used to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables.

Vouchers will not be accepted at grocery stores and must be used by Nov. 30. Vouchers will be distributed at the Lehigh County Government Center's Information and Referral Lobby, 17 S. 7th St., in Allentown on Wednesdays only 9-11 a.m., while supplies last. Enter at 7th Street entrance.