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Seniors Farmers' Market Provides Fruits, Veggies

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Seniors Farmers' Market program kicked off Tuesday at a warehouse on Murfreesboro Road.

It's for Davidson County's low income seniors, ages 60 and older, who are currently enrolled in the Commodity Supplemental Food Program.

The program gives them vouchers which are good for fresh fruits and vegetables. The program aims to improve the dietary habits of seniors on a low income.

The event runs through July 8th.

Vouchers can also be redeemed at a number of farmer's markets through July and August:

  • Delvin Farms
    East Nashville Farmers Market, 210 South 10th St.
    Wednesday 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    West Nashville Farmers Market, Richland Park, Charlotte Avenue
    Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00p.m.
  • Gaynor Farms
    Nashville Farmers Market, 900 Rosa Parks Blvd.
    Monday through Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Howells Farm
    Nashville Farmers Market, 900 Rosa Parks Blvd.
    Monday through Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Richards Farm
    1508 East Stewarts Lane and 3837 Clarksville Pike
    Monday thru Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Smiley's Farm
    Nashville Farmers Market, 900 Rosa Parks Blvd.
    Monday thru Sunday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Seniors seeking to enroll may visit the CSFP offices located at 1417 Murfreesboro Road.  For more information about enrolling in CSFP call 862-7907. 

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