Maine Senior Farmshare Program

It’s time to sign up for Maine’s Senior Farmshare Program – thanks to Riverside Farm for sending along this information!

The Maine Senior Farmshare Program is a federally funded program providing FREE fruits and vegetables to qualified senior citizens. You many know someone who is qualified and would like to participate in this program. Here is what you need to know.

To qualify a person must meet the following age, residency, and income guidelines:

    1. MAINE Resident
    2. 60 years or older (55 if Native American)
    3. Either live alone and your annual income is below $20,147; or, Your combined income with a partner is below $27,214. The 2013 income guidelines are expected to be a bit higher. Approx $21,257/Individual   $28,694 two person household. If you fall within the 2013 guidelines you are eligible to sign up.

Here is the sign up schedule for those who qualify and are interested in signing up for this program.

 April 5th, Friday

10:00 am –  161 York St (Yorkshire Commons) senior housing in York
11:30 am –   117 Long Swamp Rd (Pinegrove) senior housing in York
1:00 pm  –   9 Lord St (Berwick Meadows) senior housing in Berwick

April 10th, Wednesday

9:00 am to 11:00am – Trafton Senior Center in Sanford near Library
11:30 am  – 941 Main Street  in Sanford
1:00 pm – 21 Pleasant St  senior housing in Springvale
2:00 pm  20 Mayflower Dr (Maples) senior housing in Sanford
3:00 pm  68 Spencer Hill Rd  senior housing in Sanford

April 11th, Thursday

10:00 am Keywood Manor  Alfred
11:30 am 78 Saco Rd (Woods Edge) senior housing in Alfred
1:00 pm 3 Landing Dr  senior housing in Kennebunk
2:00 pm 119 Cat Moussam Rd (Pinebluff) senior housing in Kennebunk

April 13th, Saturday

10:00 am to Noon  –   Riverside Farm Stand ( in the greenhouse)

April 14th, Sunday

         1:00 pm to 2:00 pm  –  Riverside Farm Stand ( in the greenhouse)

Maine Senior Farmshare Information >

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