FarmShare for

Homebound Seniors

PRFC's FarmShare for Homebound Seniors is a seasonal delivery service that provides seniors who can't leave their homes with fresh, local produce. The program is modeled after Maine Senior Farmshare but the $50 shares are funded by private donations and PRFC's volunteers  bring the vegetables to the customer's door.

"Delivery day is my favorite day. The veggies look and smell so good and are so fresh. It makes me smile."

                             -Deanna, FSHS-recipient

1 in 3 Seniors in Piscataquis County don't have enough to eat. FSHS provides produce to seniors who can't leave their homes.

Statistic provided by the Good Shepard Food Bank


  1. Must be 60 years old
  2. Meet the current Maine Senior FarmShare financial Guidelines*
  3. Be unable to pick up produce yourself
  4. Have no one that can pick up for you
  5. Have a caregiver who could use a break
  6. Considered “homebound” by Medicare

* Maximum individual/household income may change each year. Updates will be posted when they become available.

"Just like farming, the service is seasonal but the planning never stops."

              -Erin Callaway, Executive Director PRFC

Coming soon: vegetable gallery of local farm products available during the 2020 growing season!


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Interested in piloting FSHS in your area?‚Äč

Click here to check out our FarmShare for Homebound Seniors Operations and Training Guide to learn how! 

Our Mission is to improve food security in the Piscataquis Region by connecting people with sources of healthy food.

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76 North St. / PO Box 264

Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426-1041

P: (207)343-0171 or (207)802-8230