Plans and Pricing

Pricing for the Member Assembler is based on the number of members in your CSA.

90-day Guarantee

If you are not completely satisfied or convinced that Member Assembler is the right tool for you, cancel your account within 90 days and we'll refund 100% of your fees.

Billing Terms and Conditions

Member Assembler pricing is based on an annual cost, split into 12-monthly payments. There may be some months of the year that you are not delivering CSA shares, but you are likely accessing data, doing sign-ups, or delivering most months of the year. We bill this way to flow the cost of Member Assembler throughout the whole year, so hopefully this billing method is mutually beneficial to your farm and Small Farm Central.

The initial contract is for a 12 month subscription and then you may cancel your subscription at any time after that if you need to. If you must cancel your subscription before your first 12 months are over, we charge an early termination fee of three months of service at the time of termination. This protects us in this pricing model because we have spread the cost of the service over 12 months.

However, if the service is not working for you for a technical reason, we may allow account cancellation without instituting the three month penalty on a case-by-case basis. We want you to be 100% satisfied with the service that you receive from Member Assembler!

You may upgrade your plan level as you go through the season to 'right size' the Member Assembler in the control panel (Member Assembler / Billing). We allow a 10% cushion on all subscriptions, so a 400 member plan will allow 440 members before Member Assembler asks for an upgrade.

By starting an account with Member Assembler, you are agreeing to these terms. Questions on these terms should be directed to Small Farm Central support.


Many other services similar to Member Assembler charge a flat 2% of your CSA income for their services. Member Assembler charges a flat fee based on your member levels. In most cases, Member Assembler fees are below that of our competitors with many of our farms fees accounting for only about 1% of their CSA income.

An Example - We have a farm with 544 members for their 2014 Season and their share income is $387,604. If they used one of our competitors, they would pay 2% of that income or $7752. With Member Assembler they would be enrolled in our 600-member level plan at $250/month. This is a total of $3000/year or about .77% of their CSA income.


The Plans

Plan Name Monthly Cost Membership Limits
Free $0/month Up to 25 Memberships
For the first 12 months only!
The Small Scale $38/month 1 to 50 Memberships
The Joiner $75/month 51 to 100 Memberships
The Organizer $110/month 101 to 150 Memberships
The Boxer $175/month 151 to 250 Memberships
MA-400 $275/month 251 to 400 Memberships
MA-600 $375/month 401 to 600 Memberships
MA-800 $475/month 601 to 800 Memberships
MA-1000 $575/month 801 to 1000 Memberships
More than 1000 $.52/member/month 1001-2000 Memberships
More than 2000 $.50/member/month No limit

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How are membership counts calculated?

Pricing for the Member Assembler is based on the number of members in the largest season of your CSA. For example, if you have 250 members in your summer CSA and 50 in your winter CSA, your total cost for that year will be assessed at 250 members. No additional fees are charged for weekly "extra" sales or any sales you put through the ecommerce system. Contracts are 12-months long and you will be billed once per month for the Member Assembler.

A membership may have multiple contacts associated with the membership (like in a split share), but that still counts as just one membership. If you have multiple seasons open during the year like a Summer and a Fall season, you pay the amount of your larger season and the Fall season is just included in that price. If you have questions about pricing, let's chat about it during your consult call!

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