6/18/2019 7:30:00 AM Oneida County residents eligible
for senior farmers market vouchers
Eligible Oneida County residents age 60 and older are encouraged to receive vouchers worth $25 for use at local certified farmers markets to purchase fresh, locally grown fruits, vegetables and herbs.
The Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Oneida County is distributing the vouchers to qualifying older residents. Eligible residents will receive $25 worth of vouchers, per household, to use at any certified farmers market. To qualify, Oneida County residents must be age 60 or older with a monthly household income of $1,872 or less for one person or $ 2,538 for two people.
The first distribution date is from 8:30 a.m. to noon or 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, June 24 at the ADRC of Oneida County (100 W Keenan St across from Trig's in Rhinelander).
Those who are homebound, or unable to get to a distribution site due to a disability, may send a signed statement with an authorized representative stating the person is designated to apply for certification on behalf of the applicant or request a standard proxy form from the ADRC of Oneida County. The representative may be required to provide the applicant's proof of age and income.
Quantities of vouchers are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call the ADRC of Oneida County at 715-369-6170 or toll-free at 800-699-6704. Call before traveling to their Rhinelander office to ensure availability and inquire as to other distribution locations.
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