The Rondout Valley Growers Association (RVGA) is deeply rooted both in farming and in community. We are committed to celebrating, educating, and advocating about the importance of local agriculture. Our members represent a wide span of agricultural ventures from cattle, to produce, to flowers, to equestrian, and everything in between (view the full list of our members [insert link to the Food & Farm Finder page]).
Mission – To strengthen our community and economy by supporting local agriculture.
Vision – A world nourished by local farms.
We invite you to join us! Becoming a member of the RVGA is easy and worthwhile. We don’t collect annual membership dues and among the benefits of joining are:
Your farm’s information will be listed on our website and searchable on our Food & Farm Finder page [insert link] and Google map
You’ll be able to submit your events for inclusion in our online Events Calendar
You’ll receive weekly Farmer-to-Farmer newsletters with valuable agriculture updates and news
Your farm’s information (events, sales, updates, CSA’s, farmers market presence, etc.) will be listed in our bi-weekly Farmscape newsletters, which reaches over 1,600 people
RVGA may share your Facebook and Instagram posts on our own social media – giving you an extended reach of thousands
We use member-farmers’ photos in our newsletters and online photo gallery, giving you added exposure