— The Kentucky Alpaca Association Team

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About KAA

The Kentucky Alpaca Association offers a great opportunity for Alpaca breeders to share and learn from one another. We have many meetings, activities, and shows to enjoy. Read more >


Join KAA

Become a part of the Tradition!

The Kentucky Alpaca Association offers two forms of membership.  Full Farm Membership for $95 and Associate Membership for $35. Scroll to bottom of page for link to "Join".

Benefits of Kentucky Alpaca Association Membership

Farm Member

Associate Member

Value

Exclusively Kentucky Farms

 

 

Voting Privileges (1 vote per farm membership)

 

 

Hobby Farms, Youth, Fiber Art Hobbyists, & Farms Outside Kentucky

 

 

Fun, Informative, & Educational Membership Meetings

  • Enjoy a family-friendly gathering at one of our host farms or Extension Offices
  • Network with other alpaca enthusiasts: find both potential customers and opportunities for mutually supportive relationships
  • Tour host farms to get ideas on farm management
  • Learn a fiber craft or business skill
  • KAA provides the main dish; side dishes are potluck style

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FREE WEBSITE through Openherd

  • Search Engine Optimization service plus “.org” boost: get your website at the top when someone searches the internet
  • Marketing data with easily-interpreted charts to show your website's traffic: know what visitors are looking at to make informed marketing decisions.
  • Unlimited sale listings of multiple species (not just alpacas!)
  • Include Show Record Data for each animal listed
  • All information securely stored on Openherd's servers
  • E-commerce store supported with PayPal INCLUDED.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$179+

Non-profit (.org) sites rank higher in search results

 

FREE Advertising of Your Event on KYAlpaca.org & KAA Facebook Pages

 

$25-$75 savings,

+ sales

Marketing & Sales Opportunities

  • Have your products and/or sales list available at the Kentucky Alpaca vendor booth at events across the state

 

 

 

$$$

Product & Animal Sales

Grant Facilitation for Individuals & Access to Non-Profit Funding Opportunities

  • Receive instruction & templates for successful grant proposals
  • Provide input & receive the benefits of grant-funded projects under our organization & in partnership with other non-profits

 

 

 

 

$500 - $50,000+

Discounts on Kentucky Alpaca sponsored educational events

 

$10 to $25

Access to KAA Resources & Tools (such as Emergency Preparedness)

 

Access to Member-Only Facebook & Email Groups

  • Keep updated on industry news, events, education, funding opportunities, and more
  • Reach out to other members for support

 

 

 

 

Sales Opportunities; Save Money & Time;

Support

Official Representation to Kentucky Institutions & Organizations, influencing legislation & programs to support Kentucky alpaca farms. Including but not limited to:

  • Kentucky Department of Agriculture
  • Governor’s Office of Agriculture Policy
  • Kentucky State Senate & House Committees on Agriculture
  • University of KY, KY State University, & Eastern KY University Colleges/Department of Agriculture
  • KY Sheep & Fiber Festival Committee
  • KY Sheep & Goat Development Office

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KAA representation at AOA and other Affiliates (e.g., Suri Network, SEAA, TAA)

 


1. Download the Application Form --->   Kentucky Alpaca Association Member Application 2018.docx


2. Pay via check or Click the Join Today Link below and pay via Paypal.   


  Join today!