Become a Member

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit membership organization, VCIH is driven and governed by its members. Membership provides the community with a chance to directly support the mission and vision of VCIH. Most importantly, VCIH members are invited to participate in the Annual Meeting to elect a Board of Directors and participate in shaping the organization’s activities.

Benefits include:

 

 

 

 

 

Dandelion Membership                                                                                               $50/year

Benefits to you:

Benefits to the community: This level of contribution covers the cost of a one-hour consultation or 2-3 weeks’ worth of herbal products from our apothecary for one community member.

 

Red Clover Membership                                                                                            $100/year

Benefits to you:

Benefits to the community: This level of contribution covers the cost of a two-hour consultation plus 2 weeks’ worth of herbal products from our apothecary for one community member.

We’ll contact you about your member perk choices upon receipt of payment.

 

Elder Membership                                                                                                         $175/year

Benefits to you:

Benefits to the community: This level of contribution covers the cost of a two-hour consultation plus 6 weeks’ worth of herbal products from our apothecary for one community member.

We’ll contact you about your member perk choices upon receipt of payment.

 

Ginseng ~ Lifetime Membership                                                                                   $1000

Yearly benefits to you:

Benefits to the community: This level of contribution helps us invest in new and upgraded equipment needed for our gardens, lab, and apothecary. One lifetime membership can provide us with a tool shed; further investment provides us with a tincture press, drying racks, dehumidifiers, classroom and office technology, library resources and more!

We’ll contact you about your member perk choices upon receipt of payment.

 

Visit our Merchandise page to learn more about our Medicinal Plants of the Northeast Coloring Books or our VCIH t-shirts. Note that member perks will change over time based on product availability, but will maintain consistent value and will be updated periodically to reflect any changes. 

Membership contributions are tax-deductible, less the value of any merchandise provided. You may opt not to receive membership perks if you wish to deduct the full value of membership.

 

To learn more about the inner workings of VCIH, please read our vision and mission statements and download our governance documents:

Bylaws of the Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism (pdf)

Articles of Incorporation for a 501(c)(3) Vermont non-profit corporation (pdf)