Senior Farmer's Market Nutrition Program


The Seniors Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) is a federally funded program that is implemented instate by Nebraska Department of Agriculture and Nebraska’s State Department of Health and Human Services.

Program Objectives:

  • Provide eligible low-income seniors greater access to locally grown fresh, nutritious, and unprepared fruit, vegetables, herbs, and raw honey.
  • Increase consumption of locally produced ag commodities.
  • Aid in the development of new and additional farmers markets and roadside stands.

Since 2001, the SFMNP has brought more than $4 million in sales to Nebraska’s vegetable, fruit, herb, and honey producers. This program also aims to expand the customer basis and exposure to farmers markets across the state. Click here to access the Nebraska Farmers Online Database.

If you are an interested senior citizen, please reach out to your local Area Agency on Aging

If you are a SFMNP farmer, find the farmer agreement here.

To access more information, refer to Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program | Food and Nutrition Service (

For program questions and to become a SFMNP certified farmer, please contact:

Nolan Lemna
Agriculture Program Specialist Nebraska Department of Agriculture
PO Box 94947
Lincoln, NE 68509