Join MESA’s international network of farmers and agroecological farming advocates. Annual support from our MESA Members allows us to connect food and farming leaders across borders for truly life-changing experiences.

Our mission:

To cultivate a global grassroots network of food and farming leaders dedicated to transforming community food systems, linking ancestral knowledge with innovation rooted in earth stewardship, equitable economies and multicultural alliances worldwide.

YOU are the global grassroots network. YOU are transforming community food systems. Please consider joining as a MESA member today.

What does being a MESA Member mean?

MESA Members are experienced organic farmers and agriculture students. Policy makers and community activists. Garden volunteer and professors of agroecology. Agricultural extension officers and champions of the local food movement. MESA Members bring a wide diversity of experiences together in support of resilient food systems around the globe.Membership_Logo_Committment

 

Core Benefits for MESA Members

For Farms, Small-Businesses or Nonprofit Organizations ($100/yr)

  • Exclusive early-access to host international farmers for experiential learn and share exchanges and be eligible to receive SPRIG mini grants for on-farm regeneration & innovation projects
  • Free, interactive Applied Agroecology curriculum for you and your farm team
  • 20% discounts on Applied Agroecology certificates for up to 3 interns/farm staff enrolled in MESA’s curriculum
  • Accident and injury insurance for certificate-track enrollees
  • Beautiful signage for your markets and marketing materials, highlighting your commitment to sustainable practices, food justice and farm mentorship
  • Opportunities to visit or volunteer with MESA’s international network of sustainable farmers, educators and activists
  • Receive our quarterly e-newsletter with updates on Steward alumni, Hosts and global partners
  • Discounts for 2 attendees to an annual MESA event in CA
  • Discounts for 2 attendees to community workshops hosted by MESA
  • 10-25% discounts with participating businesses:

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For Individuals ($100/yr or make a monthly contribution, minimum $10)

  • Free, interactive Applied Agroecology curriculum for you
  • 20% discount on Applied Agroecology certificate
  • Beautiful signage highlighting your commitment to sustainable practices, food justice and farm mentorship
  • Opportunities to visit or volunteer with MESA’s international network of sustainable farmers, educators and activists
  • Receive our quarterly e-newsletter with updates on Steward alumni, Hosts and global partners
  • Discounts for 2 attendees to an annual MESA event in CA
  • Discounts for 2 attendees to community workshops hosted by MESA
  • 10-25% discounts with participating businesses:

Rolling RiverChelsea Green