Become a Member
AFMA members are given access to annual conferences and workshops, networking opportunities, technical assistance, and voting privileges.
Benefits of Membership
Do you manage a market or a food hub in Alaska? Does your farm operate a CSA or farm stand? Or are you a local food supporter or advocate? Let an AFMA membership serve you and your business! Membership even extends to include individual farmers. Benefits for all parties include:
Learn from other members through networking and peer-to-peer learning opportunities.
Vote and serve on the AFMA Board of Directors or help on a committee; influence organizational policies and procedures, strategic goals, and legislative agenda.
All member markets are included in statewide promotion campaigns.
Training and Learning
Annual conferences and workshops focus on industry best practices, increasing food access, and strengthening direct marketing sales.
Technical Assistance Services
Need help setting up a SNAP/EBT program at your market, farmstand, or CSA? Not sure how you want your vendor application to look? We’re here to help!
Criteria For Joining AFMA
A member must be involved in or with a “farmers market,” defined as a venue, physical, or online food hub, or a farmstand, available for a gathering of local food vendors.
Market, farm stands, and food hubs must offer at least two Alaska Grown products and publish regular business hours. Markets and food hubs must actively seek farm vendors.
A member may also be elected or appointed to membership by the Board. For questions on whether you qualify, email firstname.lastname@example.org