Grays River Grange #124, is extending an invitation to you and your family to attend the Grays River Grange’s Traditional Christmas Party On the agenda for the evening: Potluck dinner, caroling, gift exchange, raffle drawing for the Christmas Wall Hanging, Grays River Farmer’s Market T-shirts, 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 email@example.com 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.
Listen to National Grange volunteer Victoria Whitehead chat with National Grange Legislative Director Grace Boatright and Agri-Pulse Journalist Derrick Cain on the progress of the 2013 Farm Bill and what it might mean for Grange members.
Link Audio to National Grange
Harvest March / 3rd Degree / Election of Officers 7:30
Do you have a business plan? Are you considering developing a new market for your products? Want to learn more about common business issues faced by beginning or new farmers? Want to learn what you can do to control your company’s workers compensation premiums? Want to learn about farm insurance, or financing?
Then this Free training event bringing together more than 20 workshops is for you. All of the experts that can answer these questions have been brought together to bring you Agriculture Business Training.
WHEN: Friday, November 15, 2013, 7:30am – 4:15pm
WHERE: Department of Labor and Industries, 7273 Linderson Way, SW, Tumwater, WA 98501
COST: FREE! Pre-registration highly recommended because this training will fill up. Email, Mail or Fax a copy of the attached registration form to: EMAIL: CERO235@Lni.wa.gov; MAIL: Dept. of Labor & Industries, Attn: Oscar Cerda, PO BOX 44400, Olympia, WA 98504-4400; FAX: 360-902-5292.
CONTACT: For all questions please contact Oscar Cerda at: 360-902-5217; CERO235@Lni.wa.gov.
Course Descriptions and Presenters: Continue reading
Great Produce, Great Prices!
2-6pm. Fresh, locally produced food for sale. At our historic Grange Hall – 11 S. Hull Creek Rd. Grays River 98621
Celery $2.00 piece
Beets $2.00 Bunch
Red Chard $2.00 Bunch
Green Chard $2.00 Bunch
Rainbow Chard $2.00 Bunch
Basil $2.00 Bunch
Fennel $2.50 ea
Curly Parsley $1.50 bunch
Italian Parsley $1.50 Bunch
Cilantro $1.75 Bunch
Strawberries $3.00 pint
(Supplies can be limited. Contact us firstname.lastname@example.org or call 360-465-2268 to guarantee your order.)
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Exemplification of the 3rd Degree, Tuesday November 12th at 7:30
Dia De Los Muertos Concert
Saturday, November 2, 2013 – 7PM –
Just a Girl and her Guitar
Historic Grays River Grange hall-
Highway 4 at Mile post 17 -Grays River, Washington
Check out Lulu’s songs in the Free Music link above.
If you have been thinking of registering for this fall’s Sustainable Small Farming and Ranching online course now is the time!
There are only 15 spaces left!! Begins November 12, 2013
The SSFR whole farm planning course is designed for people exploring small farming and ranching and beginning farmers who are interested in developing a whole farm plan for their small farm enterprise. Scroll down for more details!
Are you a more advanced farmer/rancher? If you have done the exploring, have completed at least one year of farming and have begun developing or using a whole farm or business plan – perhaps our second course, Planning for Profit II, is right for you. Planning for Profit II starts January 28, 2014. To learn more about this course, visit http://www.ruralroots.org/programs/planprofitII.asp This course is also limited to 35 participants!
Register Today to Reserve Your Place!
SUSTAINABLE SMALL FARMING and RANCHING
AN INTRODUCTORY, 8 WEEK ONLINE COURSE
in WHOLE FARM PLANNING
November 12, 2013 – January 21, 2014
Live Course Webinars
Tuesdays 4:00-6:00pm Pacific / 5:00-7:00pm Mountain
(Webinars will be recorded for course participants who cannot view them live.)
Come and see us at the Grange next Tuesday!
Meal 6:30 / Meeting 7:45
The Grays River Grange is hosting a candidate forum, October 8 at 7:00pm.
Attending are Wahkiakum Sheriff candidates Mark Howie and Mike Balch. Also attending are the Naselle / Grays River Valley School Board candidates. Those running will make statements and answer questions.
Refreshments will be served starting at 6:00pm.