OLEAN, NY -- Cathy Mackay, director of the Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging/NY Connects, has announced that Cattaraugus County has been awarded 840 Senior Farmers Market coupon booklets with a total value of $16,800.

Each booklet contains five $4 coupons ($20 value) and can be used to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at participating farmers' markets in Cattaraugus County.

To be eligible to receive a booklet of the Senior Farmers Market coupons, persons must be over 60 years of age and have a single-person income of not more than $1,872 per month, or a two-person income of not more than $2,538 per month.

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Each older adult in a household is eligible to receive a booklet if they meet the age and income requirements. Proxies may not pick up or sign for coupon booklets unless they have a power of attorney. For older adults unable to come to the distribution site due to physical limitations, please call the Department of the Aging/NY Connects at 716-373-8032 or 800-462-2901.

The coupon distribution dates, times, and locations are as follows:

June 11, 11 a.m. to  noon, Free Methodist Church, 327 Pine St., South Dayton

June 12, 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. , Seneca Court, 401 Alder St., Olean

June 12, 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Cranberry Court, 3100 Cranberry Road, Olean

June 12, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Allegany Sixty Plus, 3790 Birch Run Road, Allegany

June 13, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Dayton Food Pantry, 9586 Railroad St.

June 13, 11 a.m. to noon, Randolph Nutrition Site, 72 Main St.

June 13, 12:45 to 1:30 p.m., Carrollton Heights, 560 Main St., Limestone

June 14, 11 to 11:30 a.m., Cattaraugus Manor, 9 Mill St., Cattaraugus

June 14, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Cattaraugus Nutrition Site, 17 South St., Cattaraugus

June 15, 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Hillview Manor, 28 Chestnut St., Salamanca

June 15, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Salamanca Senior Citizens Club, 20 Main St.  

June 19, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Allegany Nutrition Site/Linwood Center, 3799 S. Nine Mile Road, 

June 19, 1 to 4 p.m., The Pines of Machias, 9822 Route 16, Machias

June 20, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Ellicottville Town Center, 28 Parkside Drive

June 20, 11 a.m. to noon, St. Paul's Methodist Church, 9370 Route 240, West Valley

June 21, 9:30 to 10 a.m., Spring Court, 102 W. Spring St., Olean

June 21, 10:15 to 11:15 a.m., Aspen Tower, 350 Front St., Olean

June 21, 11:30 a.m. to noon, Aspen Manor, 500 E. Spring St., Olean

June 26, 11:00 a.m. to noon,Total Senior Care, 519 N. Union St., Olean

June 26, 9 to 10:30 a.m., John Ash Community Center, 112 N. Barry St., Olean

June 27, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Little Valley Nutrition Site, 103 Rock City St.

June 27, noon to 1 p.m., Academy Place, 1 School Street, Gowanda

July 10, 11 a.m. to noon, Portville Nutrition Site, 14 Temple St.

July 10, 12:30 to 1 p.m., Brookside Apartments, 301 W. Henley St., Olean

July 12, 9:30 to 10 a.m.,  Yorkshire Apartments, 12089 County Line Road, Delevan

July 12, 10:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Delevan Nutrition Site, 78 S. Main St.

July 12. 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., First Baptist Church of Franklinville, 27 S. Main St.

Distribution of coupon booklets at the main Department of the Aging office will be made only after the above schedule has been exhausted and if there are coupon books remaining.

For questions regarding the Senior Farmers Market Coupon Program, or any other services that are available for our county’s older adults, call the Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging/NY Connects at 716-373-8032 or 800-462-2901.