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SEEDS FROM YOUR GRANGE

San Juan Seed Company, a project of San Juan Island Grange #966, will display and sell vegetable, herb and flower seeds at the Grange Hall on Wednesday the 18th before and after the Strong Coffee program.  Once again, our seeds … Continue reading

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STRONG COFFEE, the Story of Cafe Femenino

See the film Strong Coffee, the Story of Cafe Femenino at the Grange Hall on Wednesday, March 18th. Film and discussion will start at 7PM, proceeded by a potluck at 6PM. Cafe Femenino http://www.optco.com/cafe_femenino.htm  began in 2004 when women farmers … Continue reading

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TIME TO ORDER SEEDS!

It’s that time again when we curl up by the fire and leaf through our seed catalogs dreaming of the perfect garden to come. Well dream no more, and get your seed order in! For the third year now, we … Continue reading

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VEGETABLE SEED PACKETS FROM YOUR GRANGE

Our cooperative seed order has been sent to Fedco, and in a couple weeks, we will gather to break down the bulk into packets for the participants. Grange members saved  30% of the cost of vegetable seed, and non-members saved … Continue reading

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KEEP CALM AND BUY SEEDS

In the wake of the Supreme Court decision favoring Monsanto, San Juan Island Grange announces seed ordering programs for 2014.  Last year, gardeners saved as much as 42% of the cost of organic seed by purchasing cooperatively from the Fedco … Continue reading

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2014 BULK SEED PURCHASE

Spring is approaching and the time for seed ordering has arrived. Once again San Juan Island Grange will be pooling its economic might and purchasing seed together cooperatively. Last year’s purchase was split among a dozen or so gardeners, some … Continue reading

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