FARMED Membership

Membership Benefits

Project Oriented

  • Leading the Agriculture Working Group in the establishment of an Agricultural Development Advisory Committee in the North Cariboo
  • North Cariboo Agriculture Awareness & Marketing Project (see attached info.)
  • Conferences, Agritourism Tour, Farm Fresh Product Guide, Junior Farmer Program

Networking / Community Support

  • Quarterly Meetings, Member to Member Benefits, Socials
  • Supports Community functions (e.g. Rotary Club of Quesnel Annual Auction, Quesnel Fall Fair)

Co-operative Marketing

  • Brochures, Visitor Information Centre, Farmers Market booth (2010), North Cariboo Farm Country brand discounts, Website, Facebook, Twitter

Workshops / Courses / Events

  • Social Media, Geocaching, Websites, On Farm Events

 


 

Types of Memberships

I. Active and Group Membership – $50.00 / year

Benefits/Privileges:

  • Voting Privileges at Annual General Meeting; All fees must be paid in full in order to vote; 1 vote per membership;
  • To access this as a Group membership, group must be a non-profit organisation, or agency, comprised of at least 5 persons, with an interest in agriculture, tourism and diversification.  The group has single vote;
  • Access to discounted “FARMED” membership option for “FARMED” functions (conferences, workshops, seminars, etc.);
  • Informed of “FARMED” activities, events and meetings;
  • Listing on “FARMED” website (www.farmed.ca) which will include a website photo, description and link to member’s business;
  • Access to promotional and / or advertising opportunities with FARMED (e.g. brochure, tradeshows, marketing at regional / provincial level, etc.);
  • Access to the North Cariboo Farm Country – Grown for You brand;
  • May hold a position on the “FARMED” Board of Directors;
  • Membership is due annually on January 1st;
  • For new* memberships purchased mid way through year, they may be pro-rated.

II. Associate Membership $25.00 / year

Benefits / Privileges:

  • Can attend “FARMED” meetings but membership does not include voting privileges at Annual General Meeting or any other meeting;
  • Your company or organization will be listed on the “FARMED” website;
  • Informed of “FARMED” activities, events and meetings and will receive FARMED updates;

Networking opportunities;

  •  Can upgrade to Regular membership at any time;
  • Cannot hold a position on the “FARMED” Board of Directors;
  • Does not include access to discounted “FARMED” functions (conferences, workshops, seminars, etc.);
  • Does not have access to promotional and / or advertising opportunities with FARMED (e.g. brochure, tradeshow booth space, website, etc.)
  • Membership is due annually on January 1st;
  •  For new* memberships purchased mid way through year, they may be pro-rated;

*A new membership refers to a person or organisation that has never held membership with FARMED.  It does not include renewing members.