For Immediate Release
January 25, 2018; 2:00pm
DPHSS Release No. 2018-015
FY 2018 Open Enrollment of the Guam WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program
The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) would like to announce the FY 2018 Open Enrollment of the Guam WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP). If you are a certified Guam Farmer with the Department of Agriculture and grow vegetables and fruits you are encouraged to pick up an application and information packet from February 8, 2018 to March 8, 2018 at the DPHSS, Guam WIC Program Administration Office located at 15-6100, Mariner Avenue, Barrigada (Tiyan) from Monday through Friday at 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Closed on GovGuam holidays.
The Guam WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program provides fresh, nutritious, unprepared foods (fruits and vegetables) from FMNP authorized farmers’ markets or road-side stands to women, infants, and children who are participating in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). The Guam WIC FMNP also promotes awareness and use of our Guam local farmers’ markets and stands, respectively.
For any questions or more information, please contact the Division of Public Health, Bureau of Nutrition Services, Guam WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program. The contact persons are Ms. Renee J. Camacho-Taitague, FMNP Coordinator at 475-0292 or Mr. David Gumataotao, FMNP Manager at 475-0300.