Category Archives: GRANGE PHILOSOPHY

Growers Circle Coffee Hour Every Wednesday

The mission of San Juan Island Grange starts, “To support a resilient community of growers, makers, and keepers…” “Growers” are folks involved in producing food, fiber and other useful materials. If you have a farm, a garden, chickens, sheep, a … Continue reading

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August 1, Earth Overshoot Day

Mike Cohen made a brief presentation on Earth Overshoot Day at our membership meeting last night. Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in … Continue reading

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Active Hope and a Sense of Place, June 18

Do you have a sense of humor? Can you see it or measure it? No, but you DO know when you’ve (or someone else) has lost it! In the same way, a sense of place is invisible– but essential– to … Continue reading

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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 Even though the San Juan County Council has withdrawn the proposal, San Juan Island Grange #966 would like to … Continue reading

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