Category Archives: Announcements

Traditional Grays River Grange Christmas Party

Tuesday, December 22, 2015, 6:30 p.m. at Grays River Grange Hall

Grays River Grange #124, is extending an invitation to you and your family to attend this traditional community event!

On the agenda for the evening:

Potluck dinner, caroling with live music, gift exchange, raffle drawing, and more. (Raffle tickets can be purchased at the party), Recognition of Years of Grange membership, The Night before Christmas read by Robert Pyle, and of course, a visit from Santa.

If you have a child attending, please bring a gift with your child’s name on it for Santa to deliver. 

To participate in the adult gift exchange, bring a gift not to exceed $5 and mark the package male or female. 

Questions, call Grays River Grange at 465-2268 and we will get back to you or email at grange@wwest.net

Join us for an evening of good old fashion family fun!!! You do not have to be a Grange member to attend.

Please bring non-perishable food items for local food banks.

Upcoming Performance

“Butterfly Launches From Spar Pole”.

Poetry and acoustic guitar featuring Krist Novoselic and Robert Michael Pyle. Tuesday, August 25th, 4pm at the Grays River Grange Farmers Market. Ray Prestegard is also performing. Bring a tote bag for locally grown produce for sale. 

The Grange farmers market is open every Tuesday from 2 to 6 pm. kristandbobperformance

Drainage Workshop

WSU Clark County Extension’s Small Acreage Program will offer a workshop aimed at helping rural residents improve drainage and manage runoff on their property.  The workshop will be presented by Grant Johnson, owner of Grant Johnson Drainage Company, who has over 30 years of experience installing drainage systems in Clark County, and Small Acreage Program Coordinator Eric Lambert.  Participants will learn how to assess site conditions, determine options for improving drainage, design solutions and tips on installation.  Additional topics that will be covered include french drains, dry wells, rain gardens, rainwater harvesting and grassy swales.

For more information.

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5th Annual Spring Salad Social!

Spring has sprung here on the farm! We at Fred’s Homegrown Produce are harvesting our very first salad greens of the season, and that means we will soon be having our 5th Annual Spring Salad Social! We will be hosting a community potluck in our Upper Greenhouse, attached to the barn. We will be serving salad and the first pizzas of the year. The event will be held Saturday April 12th, starting at 1:00pm. Please bring a dish and come share in the luscious spring harvest with us! We look forward to seeing you there.

Also that means that soon we will be starting our weekly email letting you know what we have available on the farm. If you are not on the list and would like to be, please email us at fredshomegrownproduce@gmail.com

FREE Awareness Training for Disaster Preparedness

Sponsored by The Wahkiakum County Sheriff’s Office Department of Emergency Management

 DATE: SATURDAY, MARCH 29th, 2014

TIME: 9:00am to 4:00pm

 LOCATION: The Wahkiakum County Courthouse (64 Main Street, Cathlamet)

 Program Itinerary Topics

 ·         How to create a Family Disaster Plan

·         What to include in a Family Disaster Kit

·         Developing a Community Resource Data Base

·         Crisis Response

·         Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, & Explosive information

·         Terrorism Awareness

·         A Desktop Exercise specific to Wahkiakum County

This will be a one day seminar on citizen preparedness and response should a major incident ever occur in Wahkiakum County.

The class will be from 9AM to 4PM on Saturday, March 29, 2014.  There is no cost for attendance. The doors will be open at 8:30 am for check-in.

To attend this seminar, you must register by contacting:

 Beau Renfro at: 795-3242, 465-2202,  renfrob@co.wahkiakum.wa.us or register online at: http://www.co.wahkiakum.wa.us/Register.htm