The 2019 Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program is now available to seniors 60 years and older living in San Bernardino County. Checks for $20 may be used to purchase fruits, vegetables, herbs, and honey at participating California Certified Farmers Markets in SBC, such as the 29 Palms Farmers Market at the corner of Highway 62 and Desert Queen Avenue, in Twentynine Palms.
The checks will be available from 8 a.m. till noon, on Saturday, June 8, at the 29 Palms Farmers Market. They will also be available at the Joshua Tree Farmers Market in the parking lot just off Highway 62 and Sunset Road, on June 15.
If there are remaining checks, and you qualify, you may pick them up at the Wonder Valley Community Center from 11 a.m. until noon on Wednesday, June 19.
For more information and income guidelines, call the County of San Bernardino Senior Information and Assistance at (800) 510-2020, or go to: https://tinyurl.com/fm-checks
A proxy form is included at the link above. Your proxy may sign up for the program for you, receive the checks, and make purchases.