Wednesday July 11, 2012

NORTH ADAMS -- Farmers Market coupons for eligible seniors will be available for pick-up one day only on a first come first serve basis.

Coupons can be used for purchasing fresh and local produce every Saturday at the local farmers markets throughout the 2012 season, July through October.

In North Adams, coupon books can be picked up at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 12, at the Spitzer Center, 116 Ashland St. Transportation to the market is available if needed; call the Spitzer Senior Center for more information at (413) 662-3125. The round trip fee is $3.

In Adams, coupon books can be picked up at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 31, at the Adams Council on Aging, 20 East St. Transportation will be provided if needed, call the COA for more information, (413) 743-8333. The round trip fee is $2.

Farmers Markets that accept Senior Coupons are: North Adams, Saturdays 8 a.m. to noon; Lanesborough, Wednesdays and Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Pittsfield, Thursday, 3 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Lenox, Friday 1 to 5 p.m.

Information: Northern Berk shire Community Coa lition at (413) 663-7588.