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Stop! Membership of Band of Farmers is for CSA farms and others interested in being involved with the work of the coalition.

  • If you are interested in becoming a member of a CSA, click here for factors to consider, or here for our searchable CSA Directory.
  • If you'd like to support Band of Farmers with a financial donation, but are not seeking direct involvement with the coalition, click here.
  • If you'd like to receive email newsletters from Band of Farmers, you can subscribe here.

Band of Farmers is a farmer-led coalition to promote local foods in general and the CSA model in particular through consumer education and other promotional opportunities. Membership runs through December 31. (Applications completed now will expire at the end of 2017.) There are two categories of membership; click on the appropriate membership level below to join:

  • PRIMARY (Voting) MEMBERS (A - D) is for farms only. Complete the (lengthy) Application below and await approval before making payment of membership fees. Primary Members must be farms serving the greater Chicago area and growing/producing the majority of their product offerings. Primary Members may attend and vote at membership meetings, and serve on the Governing Board and Working Groups. Before proceeding to the Application, please read these important Instructions.

  • SUPPORTING (Non-Voting) MEMBERS (E - F) is for non-farm businesses and other interested individuals/families, businesses, and organizations. Complete the brief Application below and make payment. Supporting Members may attend membership meetings, serve on the Governing Board (up to 2 at one time) and Working Groups. Supporting Members may not vote at membership meetings, but those serving on the Governing Board may vote on Governing Board matters. Those serving on Working Groups will have full rights with respect to Working Group matters. 
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C H I C A G O L A N D' S  L O C A L  F A R M   C O A L I T I O N
A project of Illinois Stewardship Alliance

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Mailing Address:  Band of Farmers:: c/o Illinois Stewardship Alliance:: 230 Broadway St :: Suite 200:: Springfield, IL 62701 

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