Produce Prescription Program of South Central NY

Information for Patients

Welcome to the PRx Program!

The fruits and vegetables you’ve been prescribed will help manage your cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes, or prediabetes. We recognize prepping, cooking and eating produce can be a challenge for a number of reasons.

 Check out the resources below for support.

Patients are enrolled directly through their healthcare providers. Ask your provider if they participate in the PRx program.


Need help learning about local community transportation? 

In Broome, Delaware & Tioga call GetThere 855-373-4040 or visit their website.

In Tompkins County call 607-222-2292 for Way2Go services or visit their website

*If you would to find out more about a weekly/biweekly CSA/Farm Share box delivery for your prescription please contact or (607) 692-7996 ext. 206

Please note that delivery is typically only available from June-October.



Vouchers are able to be used at our many participating farmers markets, farm stands and grocery stores. 

Things to know, as we carve out new pathways for this program:

  • No change is given for vouchers, please get your purchase as close to $5 increments as possible. 
  • Price Chopper limits use to two $5 vouchers per customer, per day with AdvantEDGE card. 

Shopping Location Information

Did you know? Vouchers can be used at participating PRxSCNY locations in any county, no matter where you live. 



Cornell Cooperative Extension Broome County

 Cornell Cooperative Extension Delaware County 

Delaware Opportunities, Inc.

Community Food & Nutrition

Cornell Cooperative Extension Tioga County

Cornell Cooperative Extension Tompkins County

VINES Green Thumb Workshops


Other Programs to Help Stretch Your Produce Budget
FreshConnect Checks: These checks are given to EBT users who make a transaction at participating farmers markets and vendors. For every $5 you spend on produce, the vendor gives you a Fresh Check worth $2. This multiplies your spending power at market by 40%.

Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB): This program matches the value of SNAP dollars spent on locally grown fruits and vegetables, up to $20 a day. SNAP Users can sign up for the program easily & quickly at participating locations.

Farmers’ Market Nutrition Programs (FMNP/SFMNP): If you are enrolled in WIC, or if you are a low-income senior (60+), you may be eligible for FMNP! Eligible New Yorkers can receive several $4 coupons to buy fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables at participating locations.

For WIC questions: Growing Up Healthy Hotline at 1-800-522-5006.

For Seniors: Contact your local Office for the Aging ( New York State Senior Hotline at 1-800-342-9871

The Nutrition Outreach and Education Program (NOEP) can help you apply for SNAP: NOEP offers one-on-one help applying for SNAP. They can tell if you may be eligible, help you gather documents you need, and help you with your SNAP application. The service is free and confidential.

  • Broome: 607-723-8313 (Family Enrichment Network)
  • Delaware: 607-746-1607 (Delaware Opportunities)
  • Tompkins/Tioga: 607-272-5062 ext 11 (Catholic Charities)
Patients are enrolled directly through their healthcare provider. We work with a limited number of clinics around the region. Please ask your provider if they participate and for refills.