Become a Member

Membership Application

To submit an application, please pick ONE of the following options:
(a) Online registration (can pay online or by check)
-OR-
(b) Download our OFMA application to print, fill out by hand and mail (can only pay by check)


Membership Benefits

  • OFMA’s widely utilized website, containing resources for markets and consumers.
  • Feature in our online online Market Finder and print versions of our Oregon Farmers Market Directory.
  • Statewide Member email listserv for sharing news, posing questions and posting ideas of general interest related to farmers’ markets and local food systems.
  • Experienced Staff and Board who can help those in need of information and assistance connect with resources
  • A voice in state and federal policy-making through our farmers market advocacy work.
  • Seat at the table for the OFMA Annual Meeting, where your fellow market reps from around the state gather to share information and resources.
  • Discounts and travel scholarships to events such as the OFMA Annual Meeting and the OSU Small Farms Conference each year.
  • Membership to the Farmers Market Coalition ($40-$75 value), which includes benefits such as: access to affordable D&O insurance for nonprofit markets, a 15% discount on select market management software and other member-only resources.
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Membership Levels*

  • Association, $360, organization operating markets at multiple locations** (Voting)
  • Large Market, $240, 50+ vendors, operating at a single location (Voting)
  • Medium Market, $155, 25-49 vendors, operating at a single location (Voting
  • Small Market, $60, 10-24 vendors, operating at a single location (Voting)
  • Micro Market, $35, 5-9 vendors, operating at a single location (Voting)
  • New Market Member, $25, new members — first year only, operating at a single location (Voting)
  • Vendor member, $25, Individual vendors who sell at an Oregon farmers market (Voting)
  • Supporter, $25, Individuals or non-market organizations who want to support Oregon's farmers markets (Non-voting)

*Vendor number ranges represent your peak season numbers.
**If you are a market association but the rates applicable to your markets would add up to less than the association rate, please contact us and we’ll make sure you are charged a fair amount.


Membership Requirements

To be a member market of Oregon Farmers Markets Association, your farmers market organization must comply with the following statements:

  1. The market meets on a regular, recurring basis in a public location.
  2. Market vendors are engaged in direct sales to consumers of agricultural products they grew, raised or produced themselves.
  3. Other product categories may be allowed to fit the community market needs, if they support rather than impair the market’s primary function of facilitating farm direct sales.
  4. The market must either be currently operational, or have concrete plans to be operational in the upcoming market season.

Apply Now!

To submit an application, please pick ONE of the following options:
(a) Online registration (can pay online or by check)
-OR-
(b) Download our OFMA application to print, fill out by hand and mail (can only pay by check)