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FBEN Core Members

Join through Constant Contact sign up form, above

  • Receive the monthly newsletter

  • Receive monthly workshop announcements

  • Get your organization listed on the FBEN member map

  • Once you join as a core member, you'll receive an invitation to become a FBEN Web Community Member

 

 
 
 
FBEN Web Community Members
  • Core membership PLUS

  • Profile on the FBEN website that’s visible to other web community members; 

  • Access to the Member Discussion Forum and other private forum categories

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ABOUT OUR MEMBERSHIP

In 2021, the FBEN membership grew to over 4,600 members.  The majority of our members come from the United States, but over the past ten years individuals from the international community have joined as well, representing: Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, Germany, Greece, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, New Zealand, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Slovakia, Taiwan, Tasmania, Thailand, The Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.

 

Members are teachers and teaching assistants, ecologists, research assistants, FoodCorps and AmeriCorps services members, nutritionists, doctors, garden coordinators, and of course urban, suburban, and rural farmers! In 2015, 49% of members were in rural areas; 68% operated at a nonprofit, and over one third had an operating budget under 50,000 annually.