Nutrition Programs

Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

Snohomish County
 

Providing eligible seniors with fresh

fruits and vegetables from local farmers markets
 

The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program increases our community’s intake of fruits and vegetables; expands the use of local farmers markets, farm stores, and community supported agriculture programs; and increases sales of Washington grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs.


A list of participating farmers markets and farm stores will be posted when available and will be included with the vouchers.

 

Eligible low-income seniors receive $40 worth of vouchers to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at authorized farmers markets or farm stands.
 

  • Who Is Eligible?
    • Age 60+ for non-Native Americans
    • Age 55+ for Native Americans
  • Low income 
    • Up to $1,986/ month for 1 person
    • Up to $2,686/month for 2 people
    • For larger households, add $700 per person

Funds are limited so a random selection process may be used to select recipients.
 

How Do I Apply?

Complete one of the applications below.

To request an application in the mail, call (425) 388-7393.

For assistance filling out the application, call Homage Aging & Disability Resource Network (425) 513-1900.


Eligible applications received (via mail or online) by June 4, 2021 will receive priority. If funding is still available after this date, additional eligible applicants will receive vouchers on a first come first serve basis. 



 

APPLICATIONS

 

 

 

English-Online

 Chinese                  Coming Soon

English-Print               Coming Soon

 Korean                   Coming Soon

Spanish                      Coming Soon

 Tagalog                  Coming Soon

Vietnamese                Coming Soon



All applications with the exception of the English-Online version are PDF documents that can be saved and then emailed or mailed.

Completed applications can be emailed to: SHS-SpecialProjects@co.snohomish.wa.us 
Or, mailed to: Snohomish County Human Services
3000 Rockefeller Ave, M/S 305
Everett, WA 98201

CONGREGATE NUTRITION

Meals that are served in a group setting that allows for socialization are called congregate meals. Eligibility is established for any person 60 years of age or older and spouse; volunteers at the meal site; and handicapped or disabled individuals under the age of 60 who reside with an eligible participant.

Nutrition Sites

Hot meals are served at the congregate sites from one to five days a week, depending upon the site. Culturally appropriate menus are available for Korean, Filipino, Southeast Asian, and Chinese elders. Current sites include:

  • Abbott-Wolf Center for Cascade Seniors, Darrington
  • Adult Day Health Center, Everett
  • Baker View Apartments, Everett
  • East County Senior Center, Monroe
  • Everett Senior Center , Everett
  • Granite Falls Senior Center, Granite Falls
  • Mountlake Terrace Senior Center, Mountlake Terrace
  • Multicultural Senior Center, Mukilteo
  • Snohomish Senior Center, Snohomish
  • South County Senior Center, Edmonds
  • Stanwood Community and Senior Center, near Stanwood
  • Stillaguamish Senior Center, near Arlington
  • Tulalip Tribal Senior Center, Tulalip (near Marysville)

This program provides nutritious meals delivered in either a group setting or to a home-bound individual’s residence. Funds are provided by federal money, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and by participant donations, United Way, Snohomish County, City of Everett, and COPES.

IN-HOME NUTRITION (Meals on Wheels)

This program delivers nutritious meals to home-bound individuals (Meals on Wheels). To be eligible, an individual must be:

  • Of age 60 or older
  • Home-bound
  • Physically or mentally disabled (or spouse must be)
  • Unable to provide other means of support

Additional Information

For more information or if you have any questions, please call the Homage Services of Snohomish County Nutrition Program at 425-347-1229 or toll-free at 800-824-2183.