Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP)

Providing pathways to fresh produce for kupuna.

SFMNP reduces food costs for low-income seniors by providing produce vouchers for participating farmers markets islandwide.

The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) is a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) program working to improve access to fresh, locally grown produce among low-income seniors.

In Hawaii County, SFMNP participants use vouchers at designated markets and roadside stands around the island to purchase fresh goods like fruits, vegetables, herbs, and honey.

Program Requirements

You qualify for SFMNP if you meet all of the following conditions:

  • You are at least 60 years old
  • You are a full-time, permanent resident of Hawaii County
  • You meet the total household income requirement:
    • 1-person household: $28,916 annual household income or less
    • 2-person household: $38,961 annual household income or less
    • 3-person or more household: Add $10,045 per additional household member


Applications for SFMNP 2023 will become available on April 1, 2023.

Applications are accepted online and by mail and reviewed in the order they are received. Please note there is a high need for this program and space is limited, so we recommend applying as soon as possible and no later than October 31, 2023.

Contact SFMNP

808-731-7009 ext. 604