Become a Member

Join the local food movement, join Illinois Stewardship Alliance.

Be a part of the wave of farmers, foodies, chefs, students, families, and citizens fighting to change the face of food and agriculture in Illinois. Support Illinois Stewardship Alliance by becoming a member or making a donation.

Your membership will support diversified family farmers, healthy land, happy animals, stronger communities, and a brighter future for Illinois food and agriculture. As a member of Illinois Stewardship Alliance you will be joining an Alliance of consumers, farmers and organizations working to support sustainable agriculture and the development of local and regional food systems that nourish people and care for the environment. Become a member today! Is your business or organization interested in supporting Illinois Stewardship Alliance? Check out our Business/Organizational Membership. 

All Members receive:

  • Membership in an alliance of consumers, farmers, organizations and other local food system stakeholders working to further the local food movement in Illinois
  • e-newsletters and action alerts regarding the agricultural and environmental issues you care about
  • opportunities to network with other individuals and leaders in the local food movement

Membership Levels

$25 Grassroots

  • one invitation to attend our annual Local Food Lobby Day for FREE at the Illinois State capitol ($10 value)
  • one invitation to attend our Annual Meeting for FREE and provide input on the Alliance’s future work ($15 value)
  • one invitation to attend our annual Member Appreciation Party for FREE ($15 value)

$50 Steward

  • two invitations to attend our annual Local Food Lobby Day for FREE at the Illinois State capitol ($20 value)
  • two invitations to attend our Annual Meeting for FREE and provide input on the Alliance’s future work ($30 value)
  • two invitations to attend our annual Member Appreciation Party for FREE ($30 value)

$100 Supporter

  • Two invitations to each of our annual events (Local Food Lobby Day, Annual Meeting, and Annual Membership Appreciation Party), plus a free copy of the Asparagus to Zucchini Cookbook

$250  Cultivator

  • Two invitations to each of our annual events (Local Food Lobby Day, Annual Meeting, and Annual Membership Appreciation Party), plus 2 tickets to the Annual Harvest Celebration Dinner ($150 value)

$500  Harvester 

  • Two invitations to each of our annual events (Local Food Lobby Day, Annual Meeting, and Annual Membership Appreciation Party), plus 4 tickets to the annual Harvest Celebration Dinner ($300 value)

$1000 Champion

  • Two invitations to each of our annual events (Local Food Lobby Day, Annual Meeting, and Annual Membership Appreciation Party), plus 4 tickets to the annual Harvest Celebration Dinner ($300), as well as special recognition at all of our annual events.

Would you like to join but facing a limited income? Check out our limited income membership for just $15.

Additional Payment Methods:

Mail a check to: 

Illinois Stewardship Alliance
230 Broadway, Suite 200
Springfield, IL 62701
(Please include your address, phone number, and e-mail address, and a note that says Membership. If you are purchasing a t-shirt, please include your t-shirt size as well)

Call Illinois Stewardship for over-the-phone credit-card processing:
217-528-1563