Benefits of Membership

Membership in the Fund provides Farmers, Consumers, Artisan Food Producers and Affiliate Communities with:

DISCOUNT

All members and those with the Non-Member Consulting Agreement enjoy a 15% discount on all shopping cart purchases from our Online Store. Now you don’t have to wait for a sale to save!

[Note: this discount cannot be combined with other discount offers. Use the Member Discount Code and login to save 15%.]

FREEDOM

Participation in direct commerce knowing that lobbying and advocacy are available in the event of government interference.

SECURITY

Our 24-hour toll-free hotline for legal emergencies any time of day or night to speak with an attorney if you receive a warning letter from a government agency or if there is a surprise visit or inspection from a government agency.

SOUND ADVICE

Unlimited consultation with attorneys on matters within our mission including advice on federal, state and local agriculture and health department regulations affecting direct distribution of farm and artisan food products. A dairy and farm consultant is also available to give advice on matters related to farm operations.

ACCURATE INFORMATION

Access to information on legal and regulatory issues that could affect your right to provide and obtain farm products and artisan foods.

LEGAL DEFENSE

Potential legal representation to defend access to and direct distribution of raw milk and other farm products as well as artisan foods.

Consistent with Internal Revenue Service regulations, we cannot guarantee representation in every case. However, in practice, we will come to the aid of our members to protect and advance the rights all to grow, raise, prepare, provide or obtain and consume nutrient-dense foods.

RESOURCES

Access to the Members Only website which has educational items; you can listen online to the recordings of the 2011 Raw Milk Symposium and more. Through consultation, members have access to business models and documents, laws and regulations that pertain to licensing and operational requirements, and information on raw milk production and handling.

In addition to the Membership Handbook, all members are eligible to receive one of the following booklets:

These items are also available at the Online Store. You can sneak a peek inside each.

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