The Farmers Market Nutrition Program gives seniors coupons to buy fresh fruits and vegetables at local farmers markets. Every summer, Ethos distributes coupons to seniors it serves.

To be eligible to receive Senior Farmers Market Coupons, you must be:

  • 60 years of age or older, or
  • Disabled and living in senior housing where congregate nutrition services are provide, and
  • Your income must be lower than the Income Limits outlined here.
Funding for the Program is provided by the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service with an additional required state match

You must be 60 years of age or older and eligible for Food Stamps, SSI, Section 8 Housing, Energy Assistance, Medicaid, or Commodity Food Assistance.

If interested you will be asked to fill in and sign the “Massachusetts Seniors Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program Receipt of Coupons” short form.  There will be a limited amount of coupon books available, and they will be distributed on a first come first served basis.  If you receive home delivered meals you will receive home delivered produce. You cannot have both home delivered produce and coupons.

For more information, please call Nachet Mehciz at 617 477-6673.







Back Bay

Emmanuel Church 15 Newbury St Thursday, July 12 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.


Veronica Smith 20 Chestnut Hill Ave Friday, July 13 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Covenant House 30 Washington St Monday, July 9 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Hyde Park

Blake Estates 1344 Hyde Park Ave Tuesday, July 10 9:45 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

Jamaica Plain

Amory St. 125 Amory St Thurday, July 12 9:45 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
Back of the Hill 100 S. Huntington Ave Tuesday, July 10 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Crossroads Café 633 Centre St Saturday, July 14 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Farnsworth 90 South St. Friday, July 13 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Julia Martin House 90 Bickford St Wednesday, July 18 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Nate Smith House 155 Lamartine St Wednesday, July 11 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Out4Supper 301 South Huntington Ave Tuesday, July 10 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Woodbourne 6 Southbourne Rd Monday, July 16 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Forbes 545 Centre St Thursday, July 19 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Franklin Park Villa Co-op 131 Morton Thurday, July 19 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.


Church of the Holy Spirit 525 River St. Monday, July 9 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.


Roslindale House 120 Poplar St Friday, July 6 12:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m.


Café Pride 1290 Tremont St- 2nd Fl Wednesday, July 11 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

West Roxbury

AgeWell Café 23 Spring St Tuesday, July 17 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Cheriton Grove 20 Cheriton Rd Wednesday, July 18 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Roche Center 1716 Centre St Friday, July 6 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.



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To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: Program Manual, Fiscal Year 2017 Civil Rights,, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

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