We Stand For:

Northwest Farmers Union works to protect and enhance the economic well-being and quality of life of family farmers. Northwest Farmers Union is a home for producers who are committed to conserving our state’s natural bounty, whether they are long-established or beginning their agricultural journey.
We are committed to representing the interests of Northwest farmers on issues such as:

• Sustainability

• Country of Origin Labeling

• Energy and Food Security

• Genetically Modified Crops

• Rural Communities

• Competitive Markets

• Monopolies & Consolidation

• Conservation

• The Environment


The Farmer's Share Of The Retail Dollar

Did you know that farmers and ranchers receive only 14.8* cents of every food dollar that consumers spend on food at home and away from home? According to USDA, off farm costs including marketing, processing, wholesaling, distribution and retailing account for more than 80 cents of every food dollar spent in the United States.

ham

Boneless Ham

1 Pound

Retail: $3.79
Farmer: $0.69

bread

Bread

2 Pounds

Retail: $3.49
Farmer: $0.12

potatoes

Potatoes

Russet, 5 Pounds

Retail: $4.59
Farmer: $0.43

sirloin

Top Sirloin

1 Pound

Retail: $9.99
Farmer: $1.77

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Family Farmers

If you are a family farmer, Northwest Farmers Union is where you belong. Whether you are established or new, farm in the country or in the city, Northwest Farmers Union supports you in agriculture.

Educational Opportunities

Youth and adult educational programs include conferences tailored for women, young adults and young families.

Grassroots Driven

Northwest Farmers Union takes the organization’s grassroots-driven priorities directly to the key policy decision-makers.