Farmers’ Market produce vouchers for seniors
You may qualify to receive $25 worth of coupons to buy fresh fruits and vegetables from authorized farmers this summer.
Due to COVID-19 concerns, the Farmer’s Market produce vouchers application must be completed online at the Department of Social Services (DSS) website. Applications are available on the DSS website and available on a first-come, first-served basis until all benefits are issued.
How to qualify: Must be a senior 60 or older; must have a valid driver’s license or state issued ID (must be presented to pick up); income guidelines will apply with application; must live in Darlington County.
How to apply: Visit dss.sc.gov to complete an online application through May 25. Go to dss.sc.gov>Assistance Programs>Food and Nutrition Programs>Senior Farmers Market; you will find a link to the application. At the time of application, you will be given an application number. After your information has been verified for eligibility, an approved number will be sent to you, which you must present with your driver’s license or state issued ID at the time of pick-up.
Dates and locations of voucher pick-up:
June 9, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Lamar – 528 Cartersville Highway – Robert L. Grooms Building; and Society Hill – 223 Hall St. – Society Hill Community Center
June 10, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Darlington – 525 Spring St. – Darlington High School; and Hartsville – 701 West Washington St. – T.B. Thomas Recreational Center
Contact Darlington County Council on Aging at 843-393-8521 for questions.