Tag Archives: GMO Free Zone

SEED EXCHANGE WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 15

Grange Hall 5-7pm February 15 Our Grange Hall will once again be a hub of activity for an important island community: the Growers! If you have seeds you’ve been saving and want to share them, or need some new garden … Continue reading

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POLITICS AND THE GRANGE

The National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry, otherwise known as The Grange, has been involved in issue politics since its inception just after the Civil War. All policy starts at the local level,  from county and community … 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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LIVELY DEBATE OVER I-522

I attended the I-522 debate last week with maybe 25 other islanders. The debater for the NO side was late, so Steven Crider of the YES side gave us a little Q&A while we waited for Ben Buchholz to arrive … Continue reading

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FRIDAY HARBOR GRANGE HOSTS GMO DEBATE

Please help out our colleagues at Friday Harbor Grange #225 by attending the  I-522 debate they are hosting on Saturday the 26th at the Middle School at 5:30. It should be an interesting evening. Our own Grange, San Juan Island … Continue reading

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REGULAR MEETING WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 2

This may be an interesting meeting coming up, with some important work to be done. Meeting at 7,  traditional Grange Potluck at 6. Please bring seeds, books, and produce to share at the Share the Harvest table in the Grange … Continue reading

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I-522 Presentation Wednesday Night

San Juan County is a GMO Free Zone for the growing of Genetically Modified Organisms, thanks to an initiative drive here in our islands. Should Washington State take the next step and require labeling of GMO ingredients in food? Anne … Continue reading

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