Clearfield – According to the Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging, more than 1,600 local senior residents have received vouchers to use at area Farmers Markets.
The local agency works in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture in providing the vouchers to assist seniors in purchasing fresh produce raised and sold by Pennsylvania farmers at approved markets.
Eligible Clearfield County seniors receive four $6 checks which can be used at any of the 13 approved farmers markets in the county.
Nearly $40,000 in checks have been distributed so far.
More information is available at 814-765-2691.