Membership Opportunities

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BECOME A MEMBER OR PARTNER

No need to wait until January to join for your 2018 membership!  All new paid memberships are effective immediately and will go through December 31, 2018!  New members will receive all benefits provided to 2017 members for the remaining of the year with the exception of the 2017 member decal. 
 
Please review the seven membership categories  listed on the left and apply for membership under the one whose description is the best fit. To see the three  partnership levels  and benefits go to Partnership Opportunities.
 
 
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Membership Benefits

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

As a member of Whidbey Island Grown your benefits include:

  • Listing on WIG website - name and logo with links to own business website, and social media
  • Ability to build on the WIG website your own business profile, with photos and logo
  • Mention on WIG social media
  • Listing in occasional WIG e-newsletter
  • Invitation to participate in networking opportunities and distribution opportunities with other WIG members
  • Ability to purchase and use WIG stickers, twist-ties and special promotional materials as they become available
  • WIG window decal/bumper sticker
  • Inclusion in collaborative buying opportunities as they are developed
  • Visibility from advertising and marketing of the WIG brand

Member Governance

Each WIG membership category will be managed by a committee comprised of five WIG members in good standing from that category. Each category committee will appoint one representative to serve on the full committee of WIG. One responsibility of each category committee is to meet annually to review and oversee their category.  Any member of a category who fails to comply with the mission, member pledge and spirit of WIG, may be removed from the WIG brand by a majority vote of that category committee.

Brand Guidelines

The Whidbey Island Grown brand logo is protected by trademark law.

Only members in good standing and current in their membership dues, are allowed to use the official Whidbey Island Grown branded logo products or the official Whidbey Island Grown brand logo in their materials and promotions.

When members commit to their membership category pledge or partnership, they agree to adhere to these brand guidelines and standards.

Use of the logo must be in the same coloring or in grayscale (black and white) as it currently appears. In the case that a member wishes to use the Whidbey Island Grown brand logo in a different color or unique way, special authorization must be obtained from the Whidbey Island Grown steering committee.

This right to use the name and brand logo is a revocable license and as such can be revoked by Whidbey Island Grown at any time for any reason.

Current Members

CURRENT MEMBERS

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Partnership Opportunities

Whidbey Island Grown Sponsorships

One Carrot Partner - $250

Includes membership benefits, plus a photo and profile of your business under the appropriate member category and special recognition.

 

Two Carrot

Partner - $500

Listing for one year on the homepage of WhidbeyIslandGrown.org with a link to your own business website. Includes membership benefits, plus a photo and profile of your business under the appropriate member category and special recognition.

 

Three Carrot

Partner - $750

Listing for one year on the homepage of WhidbeyIslandGrown.org with a link to your own business website. Includes membership benefits, plus a photo and profile of your business under the appropriate member category and special recognition. Also - extra attention at WIG events!

 

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Local Farms Category

Local Farms

Typical members include farms, fisheries, and ranches growing products and/or animals on Whidbey Island, Washington, USA.

Member Pledge:

"I agree to help promote WIG as a brand and to use the WIG brand to promote that which I have grown on Whidbey Island. I will operate my farm in keeping with the mission of WIG.  I will display the WIG logo, and link the WIG website to my website and social media."

Local Dining Category

LOCAL DINING

Typical members include restaurants, caterers, and food service providers who serve food from products grown on Whidbey Island, Washington, USA.

Member Pledge:

"I agree to help promote WIG as a brand and to use WIG products at my business whenever possible.  I will operate my business in keeping with the mission of WIG. I will acknowledge the use of WIG products on my menus. I will display the WIG logo, and link the WIG website to my website and social media."

Local Lodging and Venues Category

LOCAL LODGING AND VENUES

Typical members include bed and breakfasts, hotels, wedding venues, and event locations on Whidbey Island, Washington, USA.

Member Pledge:

"I agree to help promote WIG as a brand and use or offer WIG products from one or more Whidbey Island Grown members at my business.  I will operate my business in keeping with the mission of WIG. I will acknowledge the use of WIG products at my business. I will display the WIG logo, and link the WIG website to my website and social media."

Local Libations Category

LOCAL LIBATIONS

Typical members include wineries, breweries, distilleries, coffee roasters and producers of other beverages or beverage-related products on Whidbey Island, Washington, USA.

Member Pledge: 

"I agree to help promote WIG as a brand and to use the WIG brand to promote my products which I have made through my business on Whidbey Island. I will operate my business in keeping with the mission of WIG. I will acknowledge that I am in the business of producing a beverage or a beverage-related product on Whidbey Island. I will display the WIG logo, and link the WIG website to my website and social media."

Locally Made Category

LOCALLY MADE

Typical members include artists, artisans, craftsmen, and producers of consumable or non- consumable products on Whidbey Island, Washington, USA.

Member Pledge:

"I agree to help promote WIG as a brand and to use the WIG brand to promote my products which I have created through my business on Whidbey Island. I will operate my business in keeping with the mission of WIG. I will display the WIG logo, and link the WIG website to my website and social media."

Local Markets - Where to Buy Category

LOCAL MARKETS - WHERE TO BUY

Typical members include shops, farmers markets, and stores where you may purchase  products which are locally made or locally grown on Whidbey Island, Washington, USA.

Member Pledge:

"I agree to help promote WIG as a brand and to sell WIG products at my business. I will offer WIG products from one or more WIG members at my business. I will operate my business in keeping with the mission of WIG. I will acknowledge the sale of WIG products at my business. I will display the WIG logo, and link the WIG website to my website and social media."

Local Supporter Category

LOCAL SUPPORTER

Typical members include service providers, organizations, attractions, experiences, individuals, and businesses who do not fall within any other category.

Member Pledge: 

"I agree to help promote WIG as a brand. I will support the WIG mission. I will support WIG members, their products and services, whenever possible. I will display the WIG logo, and link the WIG website to my website and social media."

BECOME A MEMBER OR PARTNER

You are invited to join Whidbey Island Grown as a member or partner. Please review the seven membership categories listed on the left and apply for membership under the one whose description is the best fit. To see the three  partnership levels  and benefits go to Partnership Opportunities.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

As a member of Whidbey Island Grown your benefits include:

  • Listing on WIG website - name and logo with links to own business website, and social media
  • Ability to build on the WIG website your own business profile, with photos and logo
  • Mention on WIG social media
  • Listing in occasional WIG e-newsletter
  • Invitation to participate in networking opportunities and distribution opportunities with other WIG members
  • Ability to purchase and use WIG stickers, twist-ties and special promotional materials as they become available
  • WIG window decal/bumper sticker
  • Inclusion in collaborative buying opportunities as they are developed
  • Visibility from advertising and marketing of the WIG brand

Member Governance

Each WIG membership category will be managed by a committee comprised of five WIG members in good standing from that category. Each category committee will appoint one representative to serve on the full committee of WIG. One responsibility of each category committee is to meet annually to review and oversee their category.  Any member of a category who fails to comply with the mission, member pledge and spirit of WIG, may be removed from the WIG brand by a majority vote of that category committee.

CURRENT MEMBERS

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Whidbey Island Grown Partnerships

One Carrot Partner - $250

Includes membership benefits, plus a photo and profile of your business under the appropriate member category and special recognition.

 

Two Carrot

Partner - $500

Listing for one year on the homepage of WhidbeyIslandGrown.org with a link to your own business website. Includes membership benefits, plus a photo and profile of your business under the appropriate member category and special recognition.

 

Three Carrot

Partner - $750

Listing for one year on the homepage of WhidbeyIslandGrown.org with a link to your own business website. Includes membership benefits, plus a photo and profile of your business under the appropriate member category and special recognition. Also - extra attention at WIG events!

Local Farms

Typical members include farms, fisheries, and ranches growing products and/or animals on Whidbey Island, Washington, USA.

Member Pledge:

"I agree to help promote WIG as a brand and to use the WIG brand to promote that which I have grown on Whidbey Island. I will operate my farm in keeping with the mission of WIG.  I will display the WIG logo, and link the WIG website to my website and social media."

LOCAL DINING

Typical members include restaurants, caterers, and food service providers who serve food from products grown on Whidbey Island, Washington, USA.

Member Pledge:

"I agree to help promote WIG as a brand and to use WIG products at my business whenever possible.  I will operate my business in keeping with the mission of WIG. I will acknowledge the use of WIG products on my menus. I will display the WIG logo, and link the WIG website to my website and social media."

LOCAL LODGING AND VENUES

Typical members include bed and breakfasts, hotels, wedding venues, and event locations on Whidbey Island, Washington, USA.

Member Pledge:

"I agree to help promote WIG as a brand and use or offer WIG products from one or more Whidbey Island Grown members at my business.  I will operate my business in keeping with the mission of WIG. I will acknowledge the use of WIG products at my business. I will display the WIG logo, and link the WIG website to my website and social media."

LOCAL LIBATIONS

Typical members include wineries, breweries, distilleries, coffee roasters and producers of other beverages or beverage-related products on Whidbey Island, Washington, USA.

Member Pledge: 

"I agree to help promote WIG as a brand and to use the WIG brand to promote my products which I have made through my business on Whidbey Island. I will operate my business in keeping with the mission of WIG. I will acknowledge that I am in the business of producing a beverage or a beverage-related product on Whidbey Island. I will display the WIG logo, and link the WIG website to my website and social media."

LOCALLY MADE

Typical members include artists, artisans, craftsmen, and producers of consumable or non- consumable products on Whidbey Island, Washington, USA.

Member Pledge:

"I agree to help promote WIG as a brand and to use the WIG brand to promote my products which I have created through my business on Whidbey Island. I will operate my business in keeping with the mission of WIG. I will display the WIG logo, and link the WIG website to my website and social media."

LOCAL MARKETS - WHERE TO BUY

Typical members include shops, farmers markets, and stores where you may purchase  products which are locally made or locally grown on Whidbey Island, Washington, USA.

Member Pledge:

"I agree to help promote WIG as a brand and to sell WIG products at my business. I will offer WIG products from one or more WIG members at my business. I will operate my business in keeping with the mission of WIG. I will acknowledge the sale of WIG products at my business. I will display the WIG logo, and link the WIG website to my website and social media."

LOCAL SUPPORTER

Typical members include service providers, organizations, attractions, experiences, individuals, and businesses who do not fall within any other category.

Member Pledge: 

"I agree to help promote WIG as a brand. I will support the WIG mission. I will support WIG members, their products and services, whenever possible. I will display the WIG logo, and link the WIG website to my website and social media."