Food Works Membership

Thank you for supporting Food Works and the local food movement in Southern Illinois.

Benefits of Membership

All Food Works members:

- Impact the success of farmers in our community through learning events and building innovative, sustainable farming networks

- Support and maintain the Carbondale Winter Community Farmers Market and provide assistance to SNAP programs at regional farmers markets

- Enjoy first opportunity to buy tickets to Food Works events, before the general public, including the Fall Feast, Chef Talk, and Rock the Pint

- Get discounts on Food Works workshops, such as the Farm Tune-Up Workshop and special sustainable farming topics

- Receive periodic newsletters with profiles on local farmers, market updates, offers from local businesses, and invitations to special talks, tours, and events​.

Join Today

​Join today at any of the following levels and receive these additional benefits:

$30 Farmer: Farmers may join Food Works through a membership to the Southern Illinois Farming Alliance. This membership level is specifically geared toward working farms and includes free admission to Field Days and discounts on workshops.

$40 Eater: Community members can show their support of local food and sustainable agriculture. Free admission for one person to farm Field Days on sustainable farming topics

$75 Household: Bring the whole family! FREE admission for up to 4 people to farm Field Days on sustainable farming topics

$250 Sower: Opportunity to purchase 2-for-1 tickets to the annual Chef Talk events & all Household benefits

$500 Grower: 2 FREE tickets to the annual Fall Feast farm-to-table dinner & all Sower benefits
To become a Food Works member:

Please complete the following online form or click the membership form on the right to download the file, print and return. After completing the form, please finalize your membership by submitting a payment at the bottom of the page through PayPal or by sending a check to Food Works. (Note: You do not need a PayPal account to make an online payment.) Volunteer opportunities are available for those interested in trading time for membership. More information available here.
If you would like to renew your membership: 

Please send your membership payment via Paypal below or send a check to PO Box 3855, Carbondale, IL 62902. If your contact information has changed, please also complete a membership form or get in touch at
Members are sent a monthly e-newsletter. Would you prefer a paper copy be mailed to you each month?(Required)

For Farmer Members

Farmers can join Food Works at the $30 level through the Southern Illinois Farming Alliance. If you would like to become a farmer member, please fill out a few more questions:
Are you interested in hosting a field day?
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Food Works is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a sustainable food economy in Southern Illinois.
Food Works
PO Box 3855
Carbondale, IL 62901
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