Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP)

Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program check booklets, commonly called Farmers' Market Coupons, are now available through Steuben County OFA.

A well-balanced diet, which includes plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, is an ideal way to help keep yourself healthy. The SFMNP provides a booklet or coupons valued at $20, for the purpose of helping income-eligible seniors with purchasing fresh, locally grown produce from participating farmers' markets and farm stands throughout New York State.

Coupons are for the purpose of purchasing locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables, and cut herbs at participating farmers' markets throughout the area. Recipients must be age 60-plus, a New York State resident, and are at or below the following poverty levels:

Income Eligibility Guidelines

Household SizeAnnualMonthly
Each additional family member add+ $8,732+ $728
Income Eligibility Guidelines

One booklet per year can be given to any eligible senior. Example: If a couple are income qualified, and both over age 60, both individuals can receive a booklet.

Coupons can be used at any participating Farmers' Market or Farm Stand in New York State from now until November 30, 2021. For a complete list of participating vendors, visit the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets site. View a list of participating farmers' markets and farm stands in Steuben County (PDF).

Pick up Your Senior Farmers' Market Coupon at the Following Events

Corning: Monday, August 1, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Corning Senior Center
1 Park Lane, Corning NY 14830
Drive-Through and Walk-Up Event.
To drive through, enter Park Lane either from Bridge Street or W William Street AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers will assist you at the front entrance of the Corning Senior Center. After receiving your booklet, please exit on W William Street.

Hornell: Tuesday, August 2, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Center St Parking Lot Pavilion
17 Center St, Hornell, NY 14843
Drive-Through and Walk-Up Event.
Located across the street from the Hornell Family YMCA. AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers will be in the pavilion and will assist you with getting a coupon booklet.

Bath: Friday, August 5, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Bath-Haverling Bus Garage
6961 State Route 415, Bath NY 14810
Drive-Through Event.
Enter the driveway from the State Route 415 and continue through the gates. AmeriCorp Seniors volunteers will be located in the parking area. After receiving your booklet, you will be directed around the building to the exit. Not able to make it to the Drive-Through? Visit our AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers located right at the Wednesday Bath Farmers' Market at Pulteney Square Park from 10 am to Noon.

New this year – visit the Veggie Van!  

The Veggie Van bring fresh, local produce to areas that typically do not have a grocery store or farm stand where fresh produce can be purchased. See our schedule below to see when the Veggie Van will be visiting a community near you! Or visit our website. The Veggie Van is open to everyone and accepts cash, check, credit/debit, Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT)/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Benefits, and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program coupons (both Seniors and Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC)).

The Veggie Van will visit each community three times over the summer. For more information, call Steuben County Office for the Aging (SCOFA) at 607-664-2298 or Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben at 607-664-2300. 

Veggie Van Schedule:

SCOFA is partnered with the Veggie Van to give out Seniors Farmers’ Market Coupons at the following locations. Pick up your Farmers’ Market Coupons and use them at the Veggie Van!

Wednesday, July 27th



9:00 – 11:00 AM

Campbell Town Hall Parking Lot

8529 Main St., Campbell, NY 14821


12:00 – 2:00 PM

Bradford Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Dept.

7601 County Route 20, Bradford, NY 14815


3:00 – 5:00 PM

Wayne Town Hall Parking Lot

9772 Silsbee Rd, Hammpondsport, NY 14840

Veggie Van - Wednesday, July 27th

Wednesday, August 3rd



9:00 – 11:00 AM

Pulteney Community Garden

Next to Pulteney Ambulance Corps

(9174 County Route 74, Hammondsport, NY 14840)


12:00 – 2:00 PM

Avoca Village Municipal Parking Lot (next to the gazebo)

1 N. Main St, Avoca, NY 14809


3:00 – 5:00 PM

Cohocton Village Offices (next to the gazebo)

17 S. Main St., Cohocton, NY 14826

Veggie Van - Wednesday, August 3rd

Wednesday, August 10th



9:00 – 11:00 AM

Caton United Methodist Church

11186 Hendy Hollow Road, Corning, NY 14830


12:00 – 2:00 PM

Addison Place Apartments

43 William Street, Addison, NY 14801


3:00 – 5:00 PM

Greenwood Memorial Park

At the corner of Andover St & State Route 248

(Across the street from the Greenwood Fire Department, 1574 Andover St., Greenwood, NY 14839)

Veggie Van - Wednesday, August 10th

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