Benefits

Market Membership:($50) Open to farmers market groups and/or grower groups representing two or more growers.

Benefits: Each Market Entity is counted as one member and is entitled to one vote.

Website posting, with upates, of your farmers market.

Resources available for download from WVFMA website (for example, templates for bylaws, market rules, vendor applications and marketing and promotional materials).

Cooperative approach to issues of concern to all markets (for example, food safety meetings with the WVDHHR & statewide farmers market survey)

Education activities for market farmers and market managers.

Education activities for consumers about farmers markets and products.

Annual meeting and voting rights.

Associate Membership: ($35) Open to all other agricultural groups that do not qualify for another membership.

Benefits: Link to your agricultural website.

Resources available for download from WVFMA website.

Education activities.

Cooperative purchasing or exchange opportunities.

Annual meeting (Note: Associate Members cannot vote.)

Friends of the Market: Friends cannot vote but can participate in most other activities. Open to the following:

Founder
Patron ($250)
Farmer/Artisan/Market Manager ($25)
General Public ($25)

Benefits: Link to your agricultural Website.

Resources available for download from WVFMA website.

Education activities

Cooperative purchasing or exchange opportunities

Annual Meeting (Note: friends of the Market cannot vote.)