CFSA Membership

Support more local organic farms, strengthen our regional food system, and advocate for fair farm and food policies in the Carolinas by becoming a member today.

 

CFSA members get event discounts, networking opportunities, advocacy training, free technical assistance for farms, and more.

CFSA members include farms of all stages and sizes, home gardeners, consumers, farm and food policy advocates, restaurants, distributors, businesses, nonprofits, food councils, ag educators, and service providers. Check out what CFSA membership can do for you.

  • Discounts to our trainings and conferences ($50+ savings on the Sustainable Agriculture Conference!).
  • Free one-on-one technical assistance for farm members on food safety and Good Agricultural Practices certification, organic certification, high tunnel production, conservation activity plans, and market access.
  • Increased exposure for your farm or business by posting to our event calendar, job board, and crowdfunding board.
  • Network & crowdsource 24/7 with other members through listservs.
  • Voting privileges to elect leadership at our annual meeting.
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“As a young farmer and farm owner, I don’t see how I’d be where I am today without CFSA. Being able to reach out to an organization for everything from crop planning to food safety is invaluable.

The camaraderie is a big deal, too; I can reach out to any member, and they’re willing to share knowledge, which is especially helpful if you don’t come from a farming family. The personal growth that CFSA membership has helped me achieve has been paramount in my ability to be a farm owner.”

– Davon Goodwin, OTL Farms

Member Perks

A growing list of businesses and service providers are offering discounts or introductory offers, just for CFSA members.

Ranging from discounts on seeds, compost, and garden supplies, to a once-annual waived delivery fee on farm supplies, to a free hour of legal services—the offers are as unique as our membership and will meet the needs of all.

Are you ready to see the list of discounts?

Participating businesses include:

  • BunnyBuddy Life Plants + Design
  • Cedar Grove Law
  • CoolBot
  • Country Farm and Home
  • dPEG Marketing
  • Farm Trader
  • Fifth Season Gardening Co.
  • Good Agriculture
  • GrownBy
  • Johnny’s Selected Seeds
  • Seven Springs Farm Supply
  • Tangaza.io
  • Tar River Trading Post
  • The Patio Farmer’s Plant Club
  • Vermont Compost Co.

Become a Member Perks Partner

CFSA invites your business to participate in our member discount program! With 45 years of serving farmers, and more than 2,600 members in North and South Carolina, CFSA is the champion of sustainable farming in the Southeast.

Joining our discount program is a great way for your business to support small and sustainable farmers in the Carolinas and get exposure to more potential customers.

Member Perks Partners get:

  • A listing, link, and logo on our member-protected Member Perks webpage.
  • A logo on this public Member Perks webpage.
  • A link to the discount program codes in every monthly member newsletter.
  • A complimentary business membership ($100 value) and use of CFSA logo on your website. Business memberships come with use of our job board and listservs, discounts to our events, and invitations to sponsor and exhibit.

Participating in member perks is free of charge to businesses.