Become a Member
Texas Association of Olive Oil offers membership levels to fit you or your company’s needs. Professionals in the olive oil and related industries may join at the Professional Level as a Producer/Processor or Industry Affiliate. All members will be featured in the Producer’s Showcase which promotes the Texas olive industry and fosters community among TXAOO members. Student memberships are available for those who want to get involved but who are not professionally engaged in the industry.
Small Orchard (less than 1,000 trees) / Micro Grower / Hobbyist / Student / Enthusiast Membership – $100
A producer with less than 1,000 trees who is actively engaged in the domestic growing of olives for the production of Texas olive oil or grows trees as a hobby. This level is also for students and individuals who are not working in the olive oil industry, but who would like to gain and/or increase their knowledge about the olive oil industry.
Producer and Processor Membership $250
A producer is an individual or business entity that is actively engaged in the domestic growing of olives for the production of Texas olive oil. A processor or handler is any individual or business entity that is actively engaged in the milling of domestically grown olives for the production of Texas olive oil.
Industry Affiliate Membership $500
Companies that provide industry resources and services to Texas olive oil producers and growers but are not producers or growers themselves. This level has the opportunity to exhibit in the Annual Member Meeting and will be highlighted in the Producer’s Showcase as Industry Affiliates. Companies include but are not limited to:
- Orchard management
- Packaging providers
- Restaurants & chefs
- Orchard equipment suppliers
- Equipment and installation
- Graphic Design