Aging

Posted on: June 14, 2018

COUNTY EXECUTIVE CURRAN ANNOUNCES FRESH PRODUCE FOR SENIORS

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced a program in which income-eligible residents, age 60 and over, can receive a one-time (per person, per year) coupon book worth $20 to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at local Farmers’ Markets and Farm Stands.  The coupons are provided by the New York State Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program.  They will be available at no cost after July 1st at easily accessible, convenient locations throughout Nassau County.


The purpose of this program is to promote improved nutrition through increased consumption of locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables.  It is also intended to expand sales at Farmers’ Markets and Farm Stands.  Farmers’ Markets are places where local farmers sell their produce directly to consumers, usually right off the trucks.  The produce is seasonal, locally grown, fresh-picked and reasonably priced.


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For more information on eligibility, when, and where to obtain the coupons, please call the Nassau County Office for the Aging at (516) 227-8919.

Farmers’ Markets and Farm Stands in Nassau County  



Bellmore

The Garden at St. Francis Farm Stand

1692 Bellmore Ave., N. Bellmore


July 8 – October 14

Sunday 11 am – 2 pm


East Meadow Farm Stand
832 Merrick Ave.


July 6 – October 6

Friday, 3 pm – 6 pm

Saturday 9 am – 12 pm

Farmingdale Country Fresh Farmers’ Market  
Village Green, 361 Main St.


June 3 – November 18
Sunday 10 am – 3 pm
Freeport Farmers’ Market
Freeport Recreation Center
130 East Merrick Rd., North Parking Lot


July 14 – October 27
Saturday 11:30 am – 3:30 pm
Freeport Woodcleft Ave. Farmers’ Market 
314 Woodcleft Ave., Nautical Mile Esplanade 

 July 21 – August 25
Saturday 1 pm – 5 pm
Garden City Farmers’ Market
101 County Seat Dr., Mineola

3rd Parking Lot Behind Supreme Court Building


June 5 – November 20
Tuesday, 7 am – 1 pm
Hempstead Community Farm Stand
160 North Franklin St.  

July 17 – October 30
Tuesday, 11 am – 3 pm
Long Beach
Kennedy Plaza Farmers’ Market 

1 West Chester Street, at City Hall


May 5 – November 21
Wednesday/Sunday 9 am – 2 pm
Port Washington Organic Farmers’ Market
Port Washington Town Dock, 347 Main Street

June 9 – October 27
Saturday 8 am – 12 pm
Rockville Centre Farmers’ Market
Sunrise Hwy. & Long Beach Road  

June 3 – November 18
Sunday 7 am – 12 pm
Roosevelt Community Farm Stand 
380 Nassau Rd., Family Health Clinic

July 15 – October 28
Sunday 11 am – 3 pm
Roslyn – North Hills Farmers’ Market
Christopher Morley Park, 500 Searingtown Road

June 6 – November 21  
Wednesday 7 am – 1 pm
Seaford Farmers’ Market
Seaford Railroad Station Parking Lot 3

Sunrise Hwy. & Washington St.


June 2 – November 17
Saturday 7 am – 12 pm
Westbury 
New Cassel Farmers’ Market

First Baptist Church parking lot

212 Garden St.

July 14 – October 27
Saturday 11 am – 3 pm


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