We welcome membership from all who endorse our mission and statement of principles. Please read these before applying for membership. We will understand your application for membership as tacit endorsement of our mission and principles.

We understand that many folks out there are struggling to make ends meet. And we’ve always been highly committed to accessibility for all. So we will not let people’s ability to pay get in the way of membership in the BC Food Systems Network. Please choose the level that you wish to pay, and you will then be able to make a payment through your PayPal account,credit card or mailed in cheque or money order.

Our suggested levels of annual dues are as follows.

  • Low income: $5 to $20
  • Individual: $30
  • Professional: $50
  • NGO, small group, non-profit, farm: $50 – $100
  • Large group, government, private sector, industry: $250 – $500
  • Sustaining member: $500+

Please complete the following form. After you have submitted the form, you may make payment through Paypal. If you prefer, you may scroll down to print off our membership form and mail with payment.

Your First and Last Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Your Address, including city and postal code (required)

Your Phone

Organizational Affiliation(s), if applicable

Your role in the Organization(s)

If this is an organizational membership, how large is the organization/network?

Tell us about your involvement in community food security

What is your preferred payment method? cheque/money order, credit card, paypal)

What is your membership payment amount?

Do you give permission for BCFSN to send you email through their membership emailing list? Please indicate yes or no.(required)

You have read, understood and support the mission and principles of the BC Food Systems Network. Please indicate yes or no.(required)

If you prefer to download and print a membership form and pay by cheque, you may download our membership application form, fill it out, attach payment, and mail it to us at: BC Food Systems Network c/o Tides Canada 400-163 Hastings Street W. Vancouver, BC  V6B 1H5. Cheques should be made out to “Tides Canada Initiatives – BC Food Systems Network”.

Another option is to set up recurring monthly payments. For as little as the cost of a cup of (fair-trade, shade-grown, organic) coffee, you could be helping sustain the work of the BC Food Systems Network with a monthly contribution. This is simple to set up, and will deduct your chosen amount every month from your PayPal account or credit card. It is completely secure, and you can forget about reminders and nagging emails! Warm thanks for supporting the BC Food Systems Network!