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Here’s what some Grangers are up to in 2020!

Petaluma’s Biotic Brands navigates COVID-19 challenges while giving back to Sonoma County Granger Victoria Johnston’s family is finding ways to give back through their company Biotic Brands, which makes healthy Kvass beverages. For every Biotic bottle bought locally at Oliver’s

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Grangers collect food for The Redwood Empire Food Bank

Grangers and friends collected lot of food at the Grange Hall on Saturday, Dec. 6! Grange Secretary Carol Henderson delivered 20 boxes and bags stuffed with groceries along with a check for $75. Pictured are Mary Helen Franze, Carol Henderson,

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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

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Home Gardener Produce Exchange/Donation returns

  What:  Join us again for our local project to redistribute homegrown produce and eliminate food waste.  It is an opportunity to trade surplus items from your garden for something you don’t have.  You may also bring produce that you

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Song Circle featured Holistic Resistance

The Sebastopol Grange had one of its most well attended Song Circles on January 31st, with nearly 90 people in attendance, from children to elders. Our songleaders were cousins Aaron Johnson and Porsha Beed who make up a team of

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Carbon Conversations: Regenerative Agriculture:  A Natural Climate Solution

Notes from the workshop held at the Grange on 15 January 2020 The website, drawdown.org, is where Project Drawdown has compiled the top 80 solutions to climate change.  Regenerative Agriculture is their #11 solution. Speaker: Lauren Lum—California Climate and Agriculture Network

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The Grange celebrates a new year at our Inaugural Ball!

. New President Laura Shafer accepted the gavel from Jeanna Collet as we celebrated the promise of a new year at our January 28th potluck meeting! Grangers presented outgoing president Jeanna with a basket of appreciation, a lime tree for

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Grange recognized for 120 years of service

  Vice President Hrieth Pezzi, outgoing President and Co-Lecturer Jeanna Collet, Treasurer and Co-Lecturer Gary Abreim and President Laura Shafer accept a Certificate of Recognition for the Sebastopol Grange’s 120 years of service to the Grange and to our community,

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Community Sing with Mamuse and Debbie Nargi-Brown was a joyful event!

On December 10th we had a sold out Community Sing with local song leaders Mamuse and Debbie Nargi-Brown of Santa Cruz. About 100 people came out on a rainy Tuesday night to join hearts and voices in song. We had

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Support for our neighbors encamped on The Joe Rodota Trail

Dec. 1, 2019 A message from long-time Grange officer Gary Abreim: KayLynne and I have recently gotten involved with some folks who are serving the encampment community on the Rodota Trail.  Last weekend there was a major cleanup and many

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