Types of Washington Growers League Memberships

The Washington Growers League offers tiered membership opportunities specific to commercial agriculture employees and growers, as well as industry members who would like to support the Washington Growers League as an associate.

Grower Membership

Our Grower Memberships are owners and operators of a farm (crop or livestock). Our grower members include a diversity of all crops in Washington State including: apples, pears, cherries, peaches, apricots, nectarines, plums, prunes, grapes, asparagus, hops, berries, and nursery production, dairy, livestock, greenhouse, wheat, potatoes, mint, hay, corn, poultry and more.

Grower Membership fees are $2.50 per acre for labor-intensive crops and $25 per full-time equivalent (FTE) for non-labor-intensive crops and products. A minimum of $125 for 50 or fewer acres, or 5 FTE’s or any combination thereof shall apply, and a maximum of $3,000 for 1,200 acres or 120 FTE’s or any combination thereof also applies.

Commercial Agricultural Membership

Our Commercial Agricultural Memberships are for members that is a fresh packer, handler, and/or processor who buys directly from growers or handles agricultural products owned by growers. Our Commercial Agricultural members include fruit packing warehouses, potato processing plants, and wineries.

Commercial Agricultural Employer fees are $25 per Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) with a $250 minimum for 10 FTE’s or fewer and a maximum of $3,000 for 120 FTE’s or more.

Associate Membership

Our Associate Membership members are our supporting partners in ensuring Washington agriculture employers are represented on ag labor and employment issues.

Four levels of support are available to our Associates. The Bronze level at $250 gives our associate members one user account ac-cess to our site, and one registered e-mail address for our publications and informational e-mail blasts. Silver level at $500 allows for two user accounts and e-emails, Gold level at $1,000 is five user accounts and e-emails, and our Platinum is any amount over $1,001 and is unlimited accounts and emails.