Become an Approved Farmer

Farmers who meet certain criteria can become authorized/certified farmer vendors with New Jersey WIC for a three-year term.

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WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program

The WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program is available to all WIC participants, including senior citizens.

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Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program

The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) promotes nutritional health among New Jersey’s senior citizens by providing them with locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs.

Eligibility

Participants in the SFMNP must be at least sixty years old and meet the following Federal Income requirements: 

 

Family Size  Annual Monthly Twice-Monthly Bi-Weekly Weekly

1

$22,459 $1,872 $936 $864 $432
2 $30,451 $2,538 $1,269 $1,172 $586
3 $38,443 $3,204 $1,602 $1,479 $740
4 $46,435 $3,870 $1,935 $1,786 $893
5 $54,427 $4,536 $2,268 $2,094 $1,047
6 $62,419 $5,202 $2,601 $2,401 $1,201
7 $70,411 $5,868 $2,934 $2,709 $1,355
8 $78,411 $6,534 $3,267 $3,016 $1,508
For Each Additional Family Member, Add: $7,992 $666 $333 $308 $154

 

Contact a Local Agency to Join

If you think you’re eligible to participate in the SFMNP, you can get started by contacting the agency listed below that administers the program in your area.

 

County

Cities

  • Atlantic 609-645-7700 ext 4708
  • Bergen 201-336-7411
  • Burlington 609-265-5379
  • Camden Food Bank of South Jersey (856) 662-4884 Ext. 125
  • Cape May 609-886-2784/2785
  • Cumberland 856-453-2221
  • Essex 973-395-8375
  • Gloucester 856-384-6900
  • Hudson County 201-369-4313
  • Hunterdon 908-788-1361 or 1362
  • Mercer County 609-989-6650
  • Middlesex 732 745-3293 or 3295
  • Monmouth 732-431-7450
  • Morris 973-285-6857
  • Ocean 732-367-1400 ext 25
  • Passaic 973-686-7752
  • Salem 856-339-8622
  • Somerset 908-704-6346
  • Sussex 973-579-0555 Ext.8447
  • Union 908-558-2294
  • Warren 908-475-6591
  • Jersey City 201-547-5838
  • Paterson 973-653-5932

 

Last Reviewed: 7/10/2018