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Our members come from the Midwest states of Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin and include farmers, millers and maltsters, food and beverage makers, researchers, support organizations, and regional grain advocates. Members share a commitment to create a diverse regional grainshed built upon regenerative agriculture practices that steward the health of our communities, local economies, and natural resources.

Please click below to fill out the membership application. Once submitted, applications are reviewed by the Coordinating Committee, who will follow up with any questions. If you do not live or work in the Midwest but are interested in getting connected with a grainshed network in your region, see Our Friends in Regional Grains.

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Donale Richards - Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Member Benefits

Build relationships with other individuals and organizations strengthening grainsheds throughout the region and country
Access knowledge
via our internal member email listserv and relationships
Develop resources
for grain value chain stakeholders by participating in Working Groups
Guide development
of organizational work, goals, and priorities

Member Expectations

Be generous with personal knowledge about developing regional grain value chains and your role in them
in a Working Group, all-member calls, or other engagement opportunities
on AGC organizational decisions
and celebrate regionally grown staple crops

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Cow Creek Farm

Muddy Fork Farm & Bakery

Bread & Justice

Beautiful Beard Grain Farm

Fresher Together

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Albert Lea Seed