ETGC can only accept 200 member families each year
We hope to see all our 2022 Members at our Gleans and Classes.

* Remember Memberships are annual, all prior members must re-join each year *
If you have any questions, please email ETGC at

2023 Membership will open in January 2023.
Membership fills up quickly. Review the below direction for how to join.

ETGC 2022 Membership is FULL

Membership Includes

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

                              Membership Application

                              P.O.Box 2633

                              Crossville, TN 38557

                      *Your application will be processed and your Membership Card will be mailed to you


2022 Membership is FULL

Please review our Rules & Regulations before Joining