Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)—July 10, 2018
By: Rosemary Piser
The Village of Park Forest has announced dates for the Main Street Market coupon pick-up at Village Hall, 350 Victory Drive in DownTown Park Forest. Eligible seniors over 60 residing in suburban Cook County may pick-up the coupons from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Recreation and Parks counter on the following dates:
- July 10
- July 11
- July 12
- July 17
- July 18
- July 20
Additional requirements are as follows:
- Must bring a picture ID with current address
- Must meet income eligibility guidelines
- Income guidelines are based on 185% of the federal poverty guidelines during the current fiscal year
- Income guidelines are also based on household size as well as income
Please note that no residents of Chicago or Will County are eligible for market coupons.
The Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program is sponsored by the Illinois Department of Agriculture.
About the Main Street Market
Since 1974, the Park Forest Main Street Market – formerly the Park Forest Farmers’ Market – has been connecting area residents with local farmers, food vendors and businesses. The Market hosts 22 full spaces with a variety of fresh flowers, fresh fruits and vegetables, bakery goods, herbs and dairy products. 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., May through October, for shopping, food, and entertainment.
For more information, contact Park Forest’s Recreation and Parks Department at 708-748-2005.