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Peoples Open Market on Mondays in Mother Waldron Park at 525 Coral St, 10:15 - 11 am will be closed indefinitely.
The Hawaii Foodbank, in partnership with the State Office of Community Services and the United States Department of Agriculture/Food and Nutrition Service, organized the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program. Our goal is to provide low-income seniors with fresh fruits and vegetables, increase awareness of the benefits of a healthy, well-balanced diet and stimulate Hawaii’s economy through local farmers markets.
People targeted for this program were Hawaii residents: • 60 years or older • At or below 185 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines for Hawaii • Disabled individuals 60 years and underVouchers are given to seniors with low income levels to provide greater affordable access to fresh fruits and vegetables.In fiscal year 2016, our Foodbank and partners provided 3,959 seniors/the disabled with vouchers valued at $197,950 to purchase fresh produce through the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program.
Mahalo to our agencies for their help in certifying the elderly and disabled and providing language interpreters to explain the process throughout.
Sponsored by the Hawaii Foodbank, Hawaii State Office of Community Services and the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture/Food and Nutrition Service
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