WIC to distribute farmers’ market coupons June 21

| June 12, 2014

COSHOCTON – In collaboration with the Coshocton Farmers Market  and Coshocton Behavioral Health Choices’ Youth Asset Leadership Team, Coshocton WIC is kicking of its annual Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP)coupon distribution from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 21, at the Coshocton Farmers Market at the fairgrounds. This will be the first FMNP coupon distribution of the season.

WIC participants must bring their WIC ID in order to receive coupons at the event. Eligible WIC participants include pregnant, post-partum and breastfeeding women, children up to age five, and new this year is infants who are at least 4 months old, if their mother is interested in making her infant’s baby food using fresh fruits and vegetables.

The coupons, valued at $15, may be redeemed during the event at WIC authorized farmers, Strawberry Hill Farms and Siegrist Market, or during the other scheduled Farmer’s Markets through Saturday, Oct. 31. While at the market on June 21, you also can enjoy face painting, lawn games and prizes with the Youth Asset Leadership Team

FMNP coupons may also be redeemed at WIC approved farm stands. Coshocton WIC is funded by the USDA. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


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