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Commodity Supplemental Food Program

Couple CookingThe Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) is a nutrition program that provides free food and nutrition information to promote good health for Seniors age 60 and over.

Income guidelines for seniors 60 years and older are 130% of poverty guidelines, and change every year in April.

Foods provided on CSFP change monthly, and usually include the following food items:

  • Canned vegetables;
  • Cereal;
  • Cheese;
  • Fruits;
  • Juice;
  • Meat;
  • Milk; and
  • Pasta.

Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP)
CSFP seniors 60 years and older are eligible to receive fresh locally grown fruits and vegetables from NH farmers during July and August. Bags or boxes of fresh produce are distributed at more than 70 CSFP clinic locations throughout the State.

CSFP agencies provide recipes, cookbooks, and nutrition information for seniors and families on how to prepare the foods, as well as information for seniors with special dietary needs.

Services are available statewide at community agencies. Call the State CSFP at
(800) 942-4321 for more information or to find the agency closest to where you live.

CSFP/SFMNP Nondiscrimination Statement

The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).
USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

 

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