Most of us know that eating five servings of fruits and veggies per day is good for our health, but the costs associated with eating healthy are often more than seniors on fixed incomes can afford.
Enter the Senior Farmer Market coupon program, which offers coupons for fresh produce at local farmer’s markets to seniors with moderate- to low-incomes ages 60 and older.
Coupons are available starting in early July and can be picked up at a variety of locations around the region.
Benton Wit & Wisdom Senior Center
West Frankfort Wit & Wisdom Senior Center
Carbondale Senior Center
DuQuoin Gold Plate Program
Anna Sunshine Inn Senior Center
Herrin Williamson County Programs on Aging
Marion Senior Center
Egyptian Area Agency on Aging
1002 E. Cleveland St. City Park, Tuesdays 3-6pm
414 Hudelson St. City Park / Civic Center
Route 148 and W. Espy City Park, Tuesdays 6am-noon
11474 Ward Rd. Greenwood Church
1101 Wall St. (City Administration Bldg)
Illinois Route 13 West Town Mall, Saturdays 8am-noon
Town Square east parking lot, Wednesdays 4-6pm
Main & Fifth Streets, Smysor Park-Gazebo, Thursdays 2-6pm
501-599 Fairground Rd. City Park-North Pavilion
127 N. Division St.-Keyes City Park
507 W. Main St.
Wednesdays 6-10am & Saturdays 6am until they sell out
101 S. 16th Civic Center Parking Lot
406 S. Division First Baptist Church