Become a Member

Join Illinois’ most powerful statewide alliance of local food and sustainable farming advocates!

Become a member and join the Alliance in promoting local food, building climate resilience, addressing racial inequity in the food system– and most importantly, shaping better food policies for a healthier, regenerative and equitable food system for all. 

As a member, you will help:

  • Tackle consolidation and corporate control
  • Create new opportunities for farm-to-school
  • Support small farms, farmers markets, and local supply chains
  • Build climate resilience
  • Address racial equity in agriculture
  • Restore the health and wealth of Illinois communities. 

At Illinois Stewardship Alliance, we’re uniting farmers and eaters to form a powerful voice that has a seat at every table where decisions are made. 

It’s time to take your seat at the table. Join us.

Sustaining Members: Our sustaining members are committed to supporting the Alliance for the long haul by giving monthly. Become a sustaining member with a monthly contribution by clicking on the “monthly” giving option below.

Scholarships: Scholarships are available to cover the cost of membership. If membership fees pose a financial barrier, email

As a member of the Alliance you’ll enjoy: 

  • Opportunities to network, connect, solve problems, and build community with farmers and food system leaders across the state
  • Opportunities to shape policy on the issues you care about and a vote on our annual policy agenda
  • Insider news, intel, and resources 

Join us to build a better food and farm system in Illinois! Become a member of the Alliance today!