Two easy ways to join the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense
1. Start the Online
Application now (if you are paying by debit or credit card - Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or American Express; you may use PayPal for full payment but not for payment plans)
2. Download and complete the Membership
Application (PDF) and mail it in with your payment. Faxed applications cannot be accepted.
Notes for New Members
Non-Member Consulting Agreements (NMCA) are available to those Farmers who have religious or philosophical objections to becoming members of an organization that engages in litigation, such as persons from the Mennonite, Amish or other Anabaptist faiths. The agreement, which is for a minimum of one year and can be renewed, provides all benefits except potential legal representation.
Payment is required at the time of application (term of Membership - 1 year). Monthly and Quarterly Payment Plans are available for farmers, consumers, artisan food producers, and consulting agreements (NMCA). Payment Plans include a small annual service charge: $5.00 for the quarterly plan or $13 for the monthly plan.
Annual Consumer Membership: $50
Payment Plans: $13.75/quarter or $5.25/month
Annual Farmer and Artisan Food Producer Membership: $125
Payment Plans: $32.50/quarter or $11.50/month
Annual Affiliate Community Membership: $250 plus $5.00 per associated member above the first 50. The renewal fee is calculated based on the number of active associated members. See details about the first-year membership discount for associated members.
Payment Plans: not available
Renewable Non-Member Consulting Agreement for Farmers: $125 Payment Plans: $32.50/quarter or $11.50/month
- Auto renew is available for farmers, consumers, artisan food producers, and consulting agreements (NMCA).
- Approval Process begins once payment and application are received. You'll be notified within 1- 2 weeks of the status of your application.
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