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Farmers Market Coupons Available for Seniors

Needham residents ages 60 and older can visit the Stephen Palmer Center today to pick up the free booklets.

The is helping local seniors eat fresher, healthier food with a special coupon offer.

Needham residents ages 60 and up are encouraged to drop by the today, Monday, Aug. 6, between 1 and 2:30 p.m. to pick up coupon booklets to use at upcoming markets.

Only 25 booklets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis to income-eligible residents ages 60 and older, according to a notice sent out over the weekend. To qualify, residents should have an annual income threshold of $20,676 for a single-person household, $27,996 for a two-person household, $35,328 for a three-person household and $42,648 for a four-person household.

The coupon booklets will allow seniors to save on fresh fruits, vegetables and cut herbs at the weekly Needham Farmers Market, held every Sunday through October from 1-5 p.m. on the front lawn of . The coupons are valid for items purchased at the MacArthur Farm or The Neighborhood Farm booths.

Learn more at www.needhamfarmersmarket.org.

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