Produce program to help seniors

County / In Brief

Low income seniors may be eligible for fresh produce through the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program at the Upcountry Farmers Market.

In the program administered through Maui Economic Opportunity, qualified seniors will receive $50 worth of coupons to exchange for fresh, unprocessed locally grown fruits, vegetables, herbs and honey from the market, open 7 to 11 a.m. Saturdays at the Kula Malu Town Center.

The coupons must be used by Sept. 30.

Applications for the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program are available online at or from MEO Planning and Coordinating Council Senior Coordinator Zilpah Kaimiola at

For more information, visit MEO’s website at or call Kaimiola 243-4360.