Join our movement!

photo collage of NOFA-VT membersWhen you become a member, you join a movement of eaters, farmers, activists, educators, businesses, and families who—like you—believe that a better food and farming system is possible.

In addition to the profound satisfaction of supporting local, organic agriculture in Vermont, NOFA-VT membership comes with lots of benefits for you to enjoy.

 

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Why Join?
water color chicken illustration#1) Support organic farmers & the Vermont working landscape

We provide services to farmers ranging from technical assistance to business planning, new farmer training, cohorts to build networks, and educational opportunities for farmers at all stages of their business development

 

watercolor of worms in rich soil#2) Promote climate friendly farming practices to build an ecologically thriving world

We promote organic farming practices that work with natural systems, build healthy soils, and protect biodiversity—all keys to reversing the harmful impacts of climate change.

 

watercolor of megaphone making noise#3) Raise your voice

We advocate on the state and national levels for small and medium-scale farmer and farmworker voices to be heard and for agricultural practices that exist at the intersection of people, land, and justice.

 

watercolor of shovel sticking out of a dirt pile#4) Increase agricultural awareness and understanding

We create educational and engagement opportunities that aim to deepen our collective understanding and commitment to a more ecologically thriving and socially just food and farming system.

 

 
watercolor of tomatoes#5) Build an equitable & fair food system

We raise awareness for eaters and community members about how to access and grow good food, and provide a suite of food access programs to ensure that all people in Vermont can afford to enjoy organic food at home and throughout Vermont's schools and other institutions

 

watercolor of different color hands coming together in circle#6) Build community

We host events like our annual winter conference and travel the state with our mobile pizza oven to build community, share meals, and celebrate together. We work in coalition with other organizations to build people power and connection across sectors.

 

watercolor of young green sprout reaching towards sun#7) Grow the movement

We host events like our annual winter conference and travel the state with our mobile pizza oven to build community, share meals, and celebrate together. We work in coalition with other organizations to build people power and connection across sectors.

Membership Subscriptions
  • NOFA Notes—NOFA-VT’s quarterly seasonal newsletter, chock-full of Vermont farming and gardening information, local foods resources, opinion pieces, analysis of public policy initiatives, recipes, and event listings.
  • The Natural Farmer—a Northeast regional quarterly newspaper covering news of the organic movement nationally and internationally, and featuring stories about farmers from New England, New York, and New Jersey.
  • NOFA-VT e-newsletter—providing current information, policy updates, upcoming events, and farming and gardening advice.
Member Discounts at NOFA-VT
  • NOFA-VT Winter Conference—registration discount
  • NOFA Summer Conference—Members receive a 20% discount on registration for the annual regional conference in MA 
  • On-Farm & Other Educational Workshops—Members save $5-$10 per workshop throughout the year
  • Classified & Calendar Listings—Members receive free classifieds and events listings on our website
Member Discounts at Partner Businesses
  • BLACK DIRT FARM—10% off your order of compost (5 yards or more) and castings (1/2 pallet or more) when ordering via email, over the phone, or in-person at the farm. 
  • HIGH MOWING ORGANIC SEEDS—10% off your order of $100 or more online, via phone, or mail.
The first thing I think of when I think of NOFA is "everyone's welcome in the food system."
Liz Kenton
UVM Extension
NOFA is this big beautiful tent that we're all included in.
Peter Forbes
Farmer at Knoll Farm, Waitsfield, VT
NOFA has been home for me, in a way.
Abbie Corse
Farmer at Corse Farm Dairy, Whitingham, VT
NOFA-VT is incredible.
Cat Buxton