Member Benefits

Your membership pays for itself with savings and special offers that serve you and your market.

ALL LEVELS of membership are annual (January – December) and include these benefits:

Advance Your Career

  • Discount on annual Conference registration
  • Discounts on Trainings & Webinars
  • Free VAFMA Metrics training
  • Receive priority announcement of job opportunities (opt-in) – coming soon!

Connect with Your Peers

  • Connect with VAFMA’s regional leaders
  • Meet other members at regional meetings, committees & on social media
  • Participate in our Mentorship Program – coming soon!

Stay Current

  • Receive VAFMA’s newsletter

Save Money

Protect Yourself & Your Market

Better Promote & Fund Your Market

  • Be included in the Farmers Market Trail Guide in 2020
  • Be eligible for Fiscal sponsorship by VAFMA
  • One-on-One Strategy Sessions to help you plan a market visit by an elected official
  • Reduced fees for market development consulting
  • Claim your market on our map and connect it to your website

Make Your Voice Heard

  • VAFMA works for you on the state and national level – members are represented in Richmond and in Washington
  • Take member surveys and influence VAFMA’s agenda
  • Join grass roots advocacy efforts
  • Members are eligible to vote in VAFMA’s membership meeting

Receive Technical Assistance

  • Our experienced group of market managers answer questions about everything from starting a farmers market to SNAP/EBT and marketing, food safety, and more
  • Technical Assistance is available on a fee-based consulting service for farmers markets, their partners and organizations seeking to understand and support them. Member organizations are eligible for two hours of free technical assistance