Organic Farmers Association

OFA Supporter Membership

OFA Membership Criteria, Responsibilities, and Financial Contribution

Supporter Membership criteria:
• Supporter membership is open to any individual who is not a U.S. certified organic farmer and any organization that doesn’t meet the criteria for organizational member.  This membership includes non-certified organic farmers, organizations, sustainable farmers, consumers, students, researchers, and any other individual or group interested in supporting a strong voice for organic farmers.
• Pay OFA membership dues; and
• Complete OFA supporting member application.

Supporter Membership responsibilities:
• Promote and support the OFA mission, vision, guiding principles and values;
• Have a desire to support organic farmers’ policy positions at the local, state, or national level;
• Participate in collaborative activities to advocate for policies that benefit the success and growth of organic farmers and those that strengthen the capacity of OFA member organizations;

Supporter Members are encouraged to: 
• Support certified organic farmers’ participation in OFA leadership and committee work;
• Link to the OFA website from their organization's website;
• Contribute to OFA activities and communications by sharing new ideas, data, best practices and other important and relevant news related to building a stronger organic farmer voice and movement;
• Promote the work of OFA;
• Advocate for OFA policy priorities;
• Participate in and contribute to OFA surveys, events, etc.;

Supporter Member benefits:
• New Farm magazine subscription
• Access to webinars and discounts to workshops and events

Supporter Membership dues:
1. $100 per Membership
2. At a reduced rate of $75 if purchased with a OFA Organization Member