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SFMNP Policy & Handbook
USDA Policy  Minimize 
USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) issues policy memoranda to provide guidance on implementing SFMNP. Click here to see these memos on the USDA site.

SFMNP Farmers and Farmers' Market Handbook

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The SFMNP Farmers and Farmers' Market Handbook provides a brief overview of the SFMNP with a listing of responsibilities for the farmers and markets. It also includes procedures for voucher redemption and reimbursement.

SFMNP Handbook

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Publication NameDownloadAboutProgram Name
  
Complete Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program Handbook          SFMNP Handbook
Section 1000: Introduction          SFMNP Handbook
Section 2000: Eligibility Requirements          SFMNP Handbook
Section 3000: Program Requirements          SFMNP Handbook
Section 4000: Managing the Program          SFMNP Handbook
Section 5000: Visits, Reviews and Audits          SFMNP Handbook
Section 6000: Civil Rights          SFMNP Handbook
Section 7000: Procurement          SFMNP Handbook
Section 8000: Denials, Terminations and Appeals          SFMNP Handbook
Section 9000: SFMNP Terms, Definitions and Acronyms          SFMNP Handbook
Section 10000: Policy Alerts and Notices          SFMNP Handbook
Section 11000: Resources          SFMNP Handbook
Revision Notice          SFMNP Handbook
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