Join New England Farmers Union
Only by working together can we secure a positive future for
all family farmers, growers, and consumers in New England.
Join New England Farmers Union today.
The New England Farmers Union is one of the fastest growing chapter of the National Farmers Union. Our 1,000+ members include farmers, fisherman, trade organizations, farm and conservation organizations and food co-ops. Our members include dairy farmers in Vermont, Cranberry growers in Massachusetts, livestock, fruit and vegetable producers from across New England. NEFU farmer members are organic, conventional, sustainable, grass based, beginning and established – all sharing a deep commitment to conservation and the success of New England agriculture.
NEFU’s affiliated members have made an extraordinary commitment to the organization’s growth and development. Affiliated members provide a NEFU membership to each of their own members. Affiliated members enjoy a seat on the NEFU Board Advisory Committee and our Legislative Committee.
Whether you are a farmer or consumer, urban or rural, this organization fights for farm policies that ensure we have a safe and abundant food supply, and carries the voice of the rural community to the state and federal legislatures.
Farmers Union is a true grassroots organization. As a New England Farmers Union Member you can expect:
REPRESENTATION: Farmers Union is a powerful and respected voice on critical issues on the national and state levels. Our state and national leaders and staff understand the critical issues facing rural America and family agriculture. We represent YOUR voice to elected officials.
EDUCATION: From youth day classes and summer camps to adult learning sessions, Farmers Union believes that education is the base of success. Our programs are designed to expand knowledge and develop leadership skills in both youth and adults.
COOPERATION: Farmers Union offers technical guidance and information for rural and cooperative initiatives.
GRASSROOTS POLICY: Farmers Union policy is written and approved by our members. The issues that are important to YOU can be debated and become part of the national policy.
INFORMATION: Farmers Union helps you stay up-to-date with the issues that matter most to you, your family and your business. Our weekly e-newsletter, issue alerts and state specific information will keep you informed.
VALUE-ADDED: A membership in Farmers Union also provides you real savings – discounts at more than 6,000 hotels nationwide, savings on car rentals and much more. New benefits are being developed all the time. In addition, insurance discounts could also be available depending on your state organization.
NETWORKING: Come together with other farmers and ranchers that are facing similar challenges and opportunities. Meet in a social atmosphere to share ideas and solutions to common problems.
New England Farmers Union has been the voice of family farmers, rural residents and consumers across the Hoosier State since our founding. We believe the needs of the farm economy in New England is every bit as important as the policy priorities of Wall Street and Corporate America. We are the dedicated voice of family farming, and we aim to preserve a sustainable economy that benefits each of us where we live, while providing domestically grown, healthy choices for consumers.
- If you care about family farms, because you are a farmer yourself or you just plain care about your local farmer…
- Or, if you are willing to share your knowledge and passion on the legislative front and make sure family farms have a fighting chance, not only to survive but to thrive…
- Or, if you are interested in opportunities for education about the impact of the Food Safety Modernization Act…
We are the dedicated voice of family farming, and we aim to preserve a sustainable economy that benefits each of us where we live, while providing domestically grown, healthy choices for consumers.
If you are a family farmer or rural resident dedicated to preserving your way of life. If you are a consumer and you believe it’s important to buy locally from someone you know and trust. If you are believe in sustainability and want to see an economy that works just as well for the little guy as it does for the big guy. If you are concerned about any of these issues, then we invite you to join New England Farmers Union. We work every day to further all of these priorities and many more.
New England Farmers Union is a membership driven organization that is committed to enhancing the quality of life of family farmers through educational opportunities, co-operative endeavors and civic engagement. Become part of the solution and join today!