What can you find at the Sebastopol Grange?
Opportunities for community-building and social action, music, food, fun and friendship! Everyone is welcome to attend, participate in activities, or become a member. (It’s not just for farmers!) Learn more about the Grange.
Our hall is closed during pandemic restrictions, but Grangers are still connecting, planning, and working to strengthen our community and our hall. Sign up for our newsletter to keep up on what we’re doing until we can meet together again!
Ready to discuss Carbon and Climate Action?
Sebastopol Carbon Conversations is launching a series of conversations, via Zoom, based on episodes from 2 of their favorite podcasts – How to Save a Planet (HTSAP), with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Alex Blumberg; and A Matter of Degrees(AMOD), with Drs. Katharine Wilkinson and Leah Stokes.
Wednesday, Mar. 3rd, 7pm
Breaking Building’s Addiction to Fossil Fuels
And the new “Pocket Guide to Home Electrification Retrofits
RSVP for March 3rd Zoom link here and to access the Podcast to be listened to beforehand.
Our conversation will include exploring the local connections to this topic.
Future Zoom events are scheduled for Apr. 7, and May 5.
Visit rahus.org/scc/ to learn more, find links to the podcasts, and to rsvp for our zoom conversation.
Please help our Sister Grange, the Morgan Hill Grange!
This historic building is in danger.
Please help save the Morgan Hill Grange. Because of COVID, it is in financial trouble due to the inability to rent out the venue. The Grange has been very friendly to the bluegrass community and could really use help. Click to learn more and contribute to their Go Fund Me account.
Grangers and Beekeepers Association complete Hedgerow Project 2020
Using mostly native California plants from local nurseries and the beekeepers gardens, the Really Good Bees Inspirational Garden was planted behind the Grange Hall in October. Read the story about how this collaborative project came together while our hall has been closed due to the pandemic.
Sebastopol Grange on the radio!
Sebastopol Grange President Laura Shafer talked about the Grange on the anniversary of the organization’s founding in 1867 on KOWS community radio on December 4th. She was interviewed by Arnold Levine on his show, Tommy’s Holiday Camp. You can listen to the show online.
Getting to know a Granger:
Check out our series of profiles of Grange members.
Descendant of a military family, Shepherd has been an ordained minister, a world traveler, a writer and editor, an advocate, and for the past thirty years a Sonoma County farmer. Read his story.
Regenerative agriculture is making news lately as a way to not only feed the planet, but save the planet. Grange members Amy and Jim Crawford have embraced its holistic practices as they manage their farm near Cotati. Read their story.