Midwest Elderberry Cooperative

Membership Options
Download a Membership Application. 
Membership Agreement
Cooperative By-Laws

[For questions about membership, or to become a member, please send an email to Chris Patton at We will help you to choose the most appropriate level of membership as relates to each situation.] 

To become a member, simply download the Membership Application and Membership Agreement, fill them out, sign and mail as directed on the forms.

Membership Options

Full Membership

  • Requires a one-time, $500/business entity purchase of Class A stock
  • Membership fee is 100% at risk (MEC board determines use of funds)
  • Open to any Midwest grower of elderberries.
  • Provides:

Associate Membership

  • A non-voting Associate Member is a person or entity who wants to support the Cooperative and/or be involved in the success of the Cooperative, but will not be a voting Member.
  • Annual fee of $100/business entity
  • Affiliate fee is 100% at risk (MEC board determines uses of funds)
  • Provides:
  • Each year of Associate membership will contribute $100 toward a Full Membership.


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