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The Village of Park Forest will distribute Farmer Market coupons to eligible seniors next week.
Distribution begins on Tuesday, July 11; coupons will be available while supplies last.
Below are the qualifications:
To make an appointment, call the Department of Recreation and Parks and Community Health at 708-748-2005.
The distribution days are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday next week - July 11-14.
The coupons come in a booklet of five worth $10. When using the coupons, you must spend the entire amount in one transaction, and there's no change given. The coupons are restricted to produce and can't be used to buy honey or baked goods.
Additionally, customers can use the coupons at other markets in Illinois until Oct. 31.
Since 1974, the Park Forest Main Street Market - formerly the Park Forest Farmers' Market - has connected area residents with local farmers, food vendors, and businesses. The Market consists of various produce, bakery goods, and herbs. Local businesses are also on hand at the Market, selling artwork, garden ornaments, jewelry, and more.
The Market accepts EBT/Link, WIC, and Senior Nutrition Coupons.
The Market is open Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.