OFA farmers market coupons available

AMSTERDAM — The following is for the Montgomery County Office for the Aging, 135 Guy Park Ave., according to a news release.

Any senior 60 years of age and older who meets income eligibility criteria can receive the farmers market coupons to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables from local authorized farmers markets. The monthly income needs to be at or below $1,968 per month for a one person household; $2,658 per month for a two person household; or $3,349 per month for a three person household. The coupons are available for curbside pickup 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday at MC OFA.

Those who want to participate must wear a mask and practice social distancing at all distribution locations. The distributions will also be made at the following locations throughout the county.

— From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 18, and from 4 to 8 p.m. July 22, at the Amsterdam Market, Sanford Stud Farm Route 30, Amsterdam.

— From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 23, and Aug. 10, at the Community House 16 Washington St., St. Johnsville.

— From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 24, at the Montgomery County OFA Kitchen, 17 Carmen Court, Palatine Bridge.

— From 9 a.m. to noon July 27, and Aug. 3, at the Fort Plain Senior Center, 204 Canal St.

— The Fonda location to be determined.

The MC OFA Satellite Office, 28 Church Street, Canajoharie, is open from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday.

For more information, call (518) 843-2300.


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