SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS
The Tamaqua Salvation Army kicked off the 2014 Senior Farmer's Market Nutrition Program by registering 375 participants. Theregistration session was a cooperative effort between the Salvation Army, Diakon Services, STS, Apprise, Catholic Charities and the Penn State Cooperative Extension. SFMNP provides low income seniorcitizens with vouchers to be used at farmers' markets, roadside stands and community supported agriculture programs. It is afederal program, created in an effort to provide fresh, nutritious, locally grown produce to low income seniors.