Senior Farmers Market Program - 2020

Human Services offices are closed until further notice. Due to public health concerns regarding COVID-19, vouchers will be mailed this year rather than distributed in person. Follow these recommended steps from the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department to stay safe at local farmers’ markets. Help for people impacted by COVID-19.

picture of fruit at a farmers market

The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program provides low-income seniors with vouchers to purchase produce from participating farmers markets and roadside stands. It is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the State of Washington, but the program is coordinated locally by Pierce County Aging and Disability Resources, the local Area Agency on Aging for Pierce County.  View the informational 2020 flyer.

To be eligible to receive a voucher, you must meet all of the following: 

  • You must be 60 years old or older (or 55+ if you are Native American /Alaska Native
  • Must have valid government issued identification
  • Your income must be below 185% of Federal Poverty Level.  That means:
    • $23,606 Annual or $1,967 Monthly Income for 1 person
    • $31,894 Annual or $2,658 Monthly Income for 2 people
    • $40,185 Annual or $3,349 Monthly Income for 3 people
    • $48,470 Annual or $4,039 Monthly Income for 4 people
    • For larger households, add $691/month for each additional person
  • You must be a resident of Pierce County

Registration will continue until all vouchers are claimed. One set of vouchers ($40) is allowed per household, not per person. Incomplete applications will be returned.  A limited number of vouchers are available each season, and completed applications will be processed in the order received.

Registration will continue until all vouchers are claimed. One set of vouchers ($40) is allowed per household, not per person.

Apply Online

Submit the online application from the following languages:

Print the Application

Download and fill out the using Adobe PDF, then fax or email the application. Or print and mail the application:

Call the Aging & Disability Resource Center

Call (253) 798-4600 during the hours of 9:00am and 4:00pm Monday through Friday and an application will be mailed to you. 

Rights and Responsibilities Information 

English | Spanish | Korean | Russian | Vietnamese | Khmer

Vouchers will be mailed within 4 weeks of receiving completed applications. If you submit your application online, it may take up to one week for your application to be processed. 

For more information call the Aging and Disability Resource Center at 253-798-4600.

Additional nutrition programs

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