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July 1, 2019

OFA Will Distribute Farmers Market Coupon Books Starting July 8

OSWEGO COUNTY - The Oswego County Office for the Aging will distribute farmers market coupon booklets beginning Monday, July 8. The coupons may be used to buy locally-grown fresh fruits and vegetables from participating farmers and at participating farmers' markets.

There are a limited number of coupon booklets available. Distribution is on a first come, first served basis.

In order to be eligible, individuals must meet the following guidelines:

Each older adult in a household is eligible to receive a booklet if they meet the age and income requirements. Booklets cannot be mailed and must be picked up in person. A person with a valid proof of power of attorney may pick up booklets for an eligible older person.

Coupon booklets may be picked up Monday, July 8 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., and Tuesday, July 9, between 9 a.m. and noon, in the front lobby (entrance B) of the Oswego County Office Complex, 70 Bunner St., Oswego. After July 9, booklets may be picked up weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the Office for the Aging (entrance A) in the County Office Complex, 70 Bunner St., Oswego.

Depending on availability, the Office for the Aging staff will distribute farmers' market coupon booklets at these sites on the following dates:

Transportation is available to the Central Square, Fulton, Hannibal and Phoenix Nutrition Sites. Call the sites directly to reserve a seat and meal: Phoenix, phone 315-695-4841; Parish, phone 315-625-4617; Fulton, phone 315-592-3408; Hannibal, phone 315-564-5471; Mexico, phone 315-806-1917; and Central Square, phone 315-720-9732.

Those with questions regarding the coupon booklets may call the Office for the Aging weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. at 315-349-3484.

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