Category Archives: GRANGE PHILOSOPHY

THE AGE OF LONELINESS: Cultivating Spirit through Environmental Activism

How can we stay hopeful, grounded, and engaged, while standing up for what we believe in? We live in an age of unprecedented climate chaos, polarizing politics, and a mass extinction previously unseen in human history. Whether we acknowledge it or … Continue reading

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SAN JUAN ISLAND GRANGE OPPOSES TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP

At our May membership meeting, San Juan Island Grange #966 formally adopted a resolution against the Trans Pacific Partnership. Our Grange calls for the rejection of TPP and other “Fast Track” agreements as undemocratic and therefore against the values of … Continue reading

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SAN JUAN ISLAND GRANGE OPPOSES MARIJUANA MORATORIUM

At its January 7th, 2015 business meeting San Juan Island Grange #966 resolved to oppose the Proposed Moratorium on Marijuana Production. Even though the San Juan County Council has withdrawn the proposal, San Juan Island Grange #966 would like to … Continue reading

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OCTOBER MEETING TO HONOR AL SUNDSTROM

The October meeting of San Juan Island Grange #966 on Wednesday October 1st will feature a charter-draping ceremony for Past Master Al Sundstrom. His daughter and our Executive Committee member Paula Sundstrom will present a photo essay of Al’s life … Continue reading

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BRANDING FRIDAY HARBOR

How do we want to be seen by the rest of the world? Who do we want to attract to our town and our island? How can we present ourselves in ways that encourage us to be the best we … Continue reading

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WASHINGTON STATE GRANGE CONVENTION 2014

Anita and I are at the 125th Washington State Grange Convention in Vancouver Washington all week, and I will try to post every evening. On the boat I got to practice my “elevator speech” to answer a local farmer’s question … Continue reading

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