Fresh fruits and vegetables are an important part of federal dietary guidelines. They are also good sources of fiber; low in sugar, fat and sodium; and nutrient-rich, yet low in calories. In addition, fresh fruits and vegetables add flavor and variety to meals. For more information and the Market Memo ~ Fresh Facts, Click here.
The Ohio Department of Aging partners with area agencies on aging to offer the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program in 45 counties. For Area Agency on Aging Region 9, this program is only offered in Muskingum County. For eligibility and enrollment information, please contact the Muskingum County Center for Seniors at 740-454-9761.
The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program is supported by Federal funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Ohio Department of Aging, and the Area Agency on Aging Region 9, Inc. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. No person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.