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CT NOFA Membership is for consumers, farmers, gardeners, landscapers, community groups, and businesses who support our mission and strive towards a world where all things are organic!

Benefits Of Membership

  • Satisfaction of belonging to a growing movement supporting healthy and sustainable living
  • Opportunity to learn from and contribute to a network of people active and knowledgeable about organic food, farming, gardening, land care, and food system and environmental policy
  • Our annual CT NOFA Farm & Food Guide delivered to your door*
  • A one-year subscription to The Natural Farmer, a quarterly publication on organic agriculture in the northeast
  • Monthly CT NOFA Gleanings eNewsletter
  • Discounts on the annual NOFA Bulk Order featuring discounted farming, gardening, and landscaping supplies! (Orders Open Each January)
  • Discounts to educational events like the:
    • On-Farm Workshops & Foodie Events (year-round)
    • CT NOFA Winter Conference (late February in Conn.)
    • NOFA Interstate Summer Conference (mid August in Mass.)
    • Organic Land Care Annual Gathering (early December)

CT NOFA Membership Levels:
$30: Students | Farm Hands | Senior Citzens (65+)
$50: Individual Organic Fans
$60: Family (a household of organic fans)
$125: Farms* | Non-Profits | Supporting Businesses
$200: Supporting Member
$500: Garden Club Club, for your group
$2,000: Lifetime Membership

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  • Click above to become a member (or renew) online
  • Or mail the printer-friendly form
  • Or call the office: 203-308-258


FARM MEMBERSHIP (for all CT farms)
Open to all farms and ideally suited for USDA Certified Organic and CT NOFA Farmer's Pledge farms but is also open to all local farms who share our organic values and are striving towards sustainability on thier farms.

kids-goatsCT NOFA Farm Members enjoy all the benefits of Business Membership including the opportunity to be listed in the annual CT NOFA Farm & Food Guide. This sought-after publication is mailed directly to all members, 12,000 households statewide. It is also accessed by thousands online, all year long.

  • NEW FARMS/UPDATES: Fill out the "Farm Listing Form" (for new farms or to update to farm listings). (Questions? Call the CT NOFA office.)
  • Details about our unique CT NOFA Farmer's Pledge program, are HERE

*FARMERS: While member support is essential for our mission, our goal is to have the most complete listing of farmers who are striving towards sustainable agriculture. If your farm is very small (or memberships dues are an issue), we still want you listed in the Annual Farm & Food Guide and a part of the Farmer’s Pledge program. Simply go ahead and renew your farm at our lower levels ($30-60). Otherwise, please know that your dues help to market your farm, supports organics, includes our season Natural Farmer newspaper, and gives your family discounts to events and workshops all year long. Thank you for farming in Connecticut!


BUSINESS MEMBERSHIP:
For restaurants, processors, and other business who share our sustainable principles; of course, we reserve the right to be selective.

  • All the benefits of membership plus a listing our annual CT NOFA Farm & Food Guide distributed statewide:
    • A free listing in the Business Members section, organized by business category
    • Your business description published in the appropriate county pages 
    • Opportunity to advertise at a reduced rate
  • A Business Member Profile in our Gleanings eNewsletter
  • A listing, link, photo and business description on the Business Members page of our website
  • Free listings on CT NOFA's Classified and Community Board webpage
  • The Garden Club Club ($500): For garden clubs who are committed to protecting our pollinators, promoting organics, and cleaning up Long Island Sound. This special recognition is open to all garden clubs and is a great way for gardeners to promote organic ways. Membership benefits include all the benefits of a CT NOFA Business Membership plus:
    • An annual presentation by a CT NOFA speaker for your club
    • Access to CT NOFA bulk orders for all your members
    • Recognition on our Garden Club Club webpage

WANT TO AUTO-RENEW?
Contact us at the office or by email (ctnofa@ctnofa.org) and we will set that up!

THANK YOU FOR JOINING!

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Other Ways To Support Us All Year Long!

Give At Work Through Your Employer's Matching  Gifts Programs
Many businesses match employee contributions or sponsor or donate to organizations that are important to their employees. Some employers also participate in annual giving campaigns where you can designate your donations to CT NOFA. Check with your company's benefits administrator to see what they offer.

Give A Gift In Someone's Honor or Memory
Honor a friend or family member, or their memory, with a gift in their name. Honorary and memorial donations are lasting and meaningful alternatives to gifts or flowers. Many choose such a gift to recognize a friend or family member’s love of local and organic food, agriculture, gardening or land care.

Throwing A Party? Forego The Gifts & Request Donations!
Instead of gifts for your next birthday or anniversary, you can ask friends and family to donate to CT NOFA. That will great enhance our ability to create change.

Give The Gift of Stocks & Bonds
CT NOFA accepts gifts of appreciated stock, which are sold upon receipt to support our work and programs. To make a gift, please contact Jeff Cordulack, Executive Director, 203-613-8813 or jeff@ctnofa.org

 

Include CT NOFA In Your Estate
Planned giving is a lasting way of ensuring our organic mission endures for generations. Special gifts can be achieved through bequests or charitable trusts, and can include real estate, bonds or other tangible assets.

In addition to sustaining CT NOFA’s mission and providing a meaningful legacy, these special ways of giving offer several benefits to donors. Since the tax rules regarding this type of donation regularly change, CT NOFA strongly encourages you to consult with an attorney who specializes in estate planning and estate and gift taxes before deciding what best suits your needs.

If you wish to discuss the language of your bequest or seek additional information on planned giving opportunities, please contact Jeff Cordulack, Executive Director, 203-613-8813 or jeff@ctnofa.org.

Support CT NOFA While Surfing and Shopping

Use Goodsearch.com as your default search engine and generate 1 cent in goodsearch logodonations with every search - it all adds up! Create an account, choose CTNOFA as your cause to support and then start making every search count!

You can also use Goodshop.com for online shopping. When you do this, we will receive a donation for each time you do a search or shop online - at no cost to you!

Start shopping at AmazonSmile, select CT NOFA as your charity, and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to us - at no cost to you! To start, simply visit the site, log in, and designate us as your charity and Amazon does the rest.

CT NOFA
126 Derby Avenue, Derby, CT 06418

phone: (203) 305-2584 • fax: (203) 305-2586

ctnofa@ctnofa.org