Proper nutrition is especially important for older and younger individuals who are more susceptible to illness due to their weaker immune systems. More people have access to fresh fruits, vegetables and other locally grown goods since the Culver Farmers’ Market can now accept WIC and Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program vouchers. Continue reading
The Northwest Indiana Community Action agency is hosting a Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program in this area on July 3.
The program provides a voucher up to $20 for individuals 60 years or older to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables from participating local farmers markets and food stands.