Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0044
SFMNP Administrative Flexibilities during a Pandemic

This memorandum provides information about the availability of administrative flexibilities available to SFMNP state agencies under current regulations. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act did not provide additional flexibilities to SFMNP state agencies. Consequently, state agencies may only implement flexibilities permitted under current SFMNP regulations. 

Resource | Legislation
PL 115-334 - Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018

[As Amended Through PL 116–94, Enacted Dec. 20, 2019]
To provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2023, and for other purposes. 

PL 115-334
Resource | Comment Request
Comment Request - SFMNP Information Collection

This information collection is requesting a revision to the previously approved burden hours due to program adjustments that primarily reflect expected changes in the number of SFMNP state agencies, individual/households (program recipients), and the number of farmers, farmers' markets, roadside stands, and CSA programs, from year to year.

Resource | Comment Request
Comment Request - Food Programs Reporting System

The FNS is consolidating certain programmatic and financial data reporting requirements that are currently approved by the Office of Management and Budget, under the Food Programs Reporting System. The purpose is to give states and ITO agencies one portal for the various reporting required for the programs that the states and ITOs operate. The data collected is used for a variety of purposes; mainly program evaluation, planning, audits, funding, research, regulatory compliance and general statistics.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2019-0045
SFMNP Income Eligibility Guidelines (2019-2020)

This policy memorandum transmits the 2019-2020 Income Eligibility Guidelines for the Senior Farmers’ Market National Program.

SFMNP 2019-1
Resource | Legislation
PL 110–234 - Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008

[As Amended Through PL 115–334, Enacted Dec. 20, 2018]
To provide for the continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes. 

PL 110–234
Resource | Comment Request
Comment Request - SFMNP Annual Financial and Program Data Report (FNS-683a)

The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, PL 104-13. 

Resource | Comment Request
Comment Request - Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP)

This collection is a revision of a currently approved collection for the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0049
Updated Nondiscrimination Statement for SFMNP State Agencies

This policy memorandum transmits changes from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights regarding the appropriate nondiscrimination statement to use on Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) materials. 

SFMNP Policy Memorandum 2016-1
Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: SFMNP Regulations, Nondiscretionary Provisions of PL 110-246

This final rule incorporates into the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program regulations, statutory provisions set forth in the Farm Bill of 2008. The three provisions include adding honey as an eligible food for purchase with SFMNP  benefits, prohibiting the value of SFMNP benefits from consideration as income or resources when determining eligibility for other programs under any federal, state or local law, and prohibiting the collection of state or local tax on a purchase of food with a benefit distributed under the SFMNP.