(Placerville, CA) - The El Dorado County Area Agency on Aging has a limited supply of Senior Farmers' Market check booklets for qualified El Dorado County older adults. Each eligible senior may receive one booklet. Each booklet has five checks redeemable for $10 each to be used at Certified Farmers' Markets to purchase fresh fruits, vegetables, cut herbs and raw unprocessed honey. Checks are good at all Certified Farmers' Markets in California. The check booklets will be distributed on Saturday, October 1, 2022, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Placerville Certified Farmers' Market located in the Regal Cinema parking lot, 337 Placerville Drive, Placerville.
The check booklets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. To be eligible, older adults must be at least 60 years of age and meet income guidelines (one-person household with annual income less than $25,142 or $2,096 monthly, or two-person household with no more than $33,874 or $2,823 per month).
Seniors may designate an individual (proxy) to receive their booklet and make purchases at the Farmers' Market on their behalf. A proxy form must be completed by the eligible senior in advance for the proxy to pick up the booklet. Proxy forms can be picked up at the Placerville Senior Center, 937 Spring Street, in Placerville, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more details, please call El Dorado County Senior Information & Assistance at (530) 621-6369.
For a list of certified Farmers' Markets in El Dorado County, visit - https://eldoradofarmersmarket.com/
For more information about older adult services in El Dorado County, visit: https://www.edcgov.us/SeniorService.aspx.
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