— The MI Alpaca Team

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Join MI Alpaca!

The purpose of MI-Alpaca is to promote the growth and prosperity of the Alpaca industry in the State of Michigan, through education, events, public awareness of Alpacas, their fiber and related business interests.

MI-Alpaca organizes and conducts member oriented events to further the education of members, and provide the opportunity to share their ideas, knowledge, desires and goals, and encourage companionship.

MI-Alpaca also serves as an industry and marketing group to promote and protect the collective legal and economic interests of the Association's members.

MI-Alpaca membership is available to any person or organization interested in the purpose of MI-Alpaca. Membership will be granted upon successful application and payment of membership dues. MI-Alpaca is an Alpaca Owners Association (AOA) Affiliate.  ***NEW***You do not have to be an AOA member to be a voting member of MI-Alpaca!

MI Alpaca offers three basic membership types:

Regular Membership - $35/year

  • Voting rights (Do Not have to be a AOA Member)
  • Complete farm profile with online store on MI Alpaca website!
  • Farm included in Farm listing, Alpacas for Sale, and Store listings

Associate Membership - $25/year

  • For members interested in the Alpaca industry but don't wish full participation in the organization.
  • Non-voting

Student Membership - $10/year

  • For members under 18 years of age or college students
  • Non-voting

Farm Package Membership - $50/year

  • Includes two (2) Regular voting memberships living at the same address
  • Includes Student memberships for family members

Farm Package Membership 3-Year - $135 (save 10%!)

  • Same as Farm Package - 3 years of membership paid in advance

Getting your farm listed on the MI Alpaca website

MI Alpaca is a member of the Openherd Affiliate Program, which allows you to use Openherd's system to upload and manage your farm information, sales lists, and other pages free of charge and your information will be automatically displayed on the MI Alpaca website.

To get your farm listed, simply create a free account on Openherd (scroll down the page to find the free membership option). Once you have created your account and have activated your farm profile (activate by going to "My Farm" in your Openherd account and click "Edit My Farm Page". Once you have clicked "Create Farm Profile", you're done), just send an email to membership@mialpaca.com to let us know you have created your Openherd farm profile. We will then add you to the membership listing.