ETGC 2021 Membership is Full
ETGC accepts 200 members each year. We are currently full for the 2021 Member year.
2022 membership signup will begin in January 2022.
Access to ALL Gleans:
approximately 15 to 25 per year - depending on the success of the growing season
past gleans included Corn, Zucchini, Tomatoes, Peppers, Eggplant, Summer Squash, Pumpkins, Blueberries, Pears, Apples, Grapes, Potatoes
first chance to purchase gleaned seconds before the general public
Access to All Classes:
most for free
past classes include Canning(by Certified Instructors), Dehydrating, Food Preservation, Meal Preparations, Soap Making, Sewing, Quilting, Extracts, Knife Techniques, Jerky, Herb Gardening, Condiment Making, Kombucha Brewing, Cast Iron Cooking & Manu More...
**All of the above Events will be announced on our Facebook Group & at
Two Types of MEMBERSHIPS Available
1. $10 Annual Family Membership - requires 10 hours of Volunteer Time with ETGC completed within the year
- see ETGC Personal at any event to volunteer - You can volunteer your time in various
ways such as a field supervisor, teaching classes, helping with classes, making crafts or
baked goods for craft/bake sales, working the sale, helping with membership drives,
distributing donated items, making phone calls, etc...
- requires members to be in"good standings" (see ETGC Rules & Regulations for more
information) Only new members or members who completed there 2020 volunteer
time may select the $10 Membership
2. $30 Premium Annual Family Membership - requires NO Volunteer Time
How it works
Apply for membership below each year - Membership year is January 1st to December 31st
Once you are approved for membership you will receive your Membership Card
ETGC has a maximum of 160 members - due to the size of farms & class locations in our area
Join early in the year - membership can fill up as early as May.
No Membership applications are excepted after August 1st.
Watch our Facebook Group and for upcoming Events
All events are open to Members - some require pre-registration
Each event is different - please read the description carefully for instructions
Two Ways to Join
1. Attend one of our Membership Sign-up Event or our Spring Meet & Greet
2. Download, Fill-out, and Print a Membership Application
Mail the Application, Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope and check for payment to:
East Tennessee Gleaners Co-op
Crossville, TN 38557
*Your application will be processed and your Membership Card will be mailed to you