The Vernonia Grange is a family fraternal organization dedicated to fostering community development, supporting agriculture, farming, sustainability, education, and the arts in our local community. We are a close-knit group of individuals united by a common passion for enriching the lives of those around us through collaboration, knowledge sharing, and service.
Founded in 1907, the Vernonia Grange has been a pillar of the community for over a century. Our organization has played an integral role in connecting individuals, families, and businesses in the pursuit of a thriving, sustainable, and vibrant local community. We believe that by embracing our agricultural heritage and championing the arts, education, and sustainable practices, we can create a better future for everyone.
At the Vernonia Grange, we value and respect the rich traditions and wisdom passed down through generations of farmers and agriculturalists. Our members come from diverse backgrounds, including farmers, growers, educators, artists, and community leaders, all sharing a deep appreciation for the land and its resources. Together, we strive to preserve our agricultural heritage, promote sustainable practices, and ensure the vitality of our local food systems.
One of our primary objectives is to provide a platform for education and knowledge sharing. Through a wide range of workshops, seminars, and training programs, we empower individuals of all ages to develop their skills and deepen their understanding of agriculture, farming, sustainable living and the arts. Whether it’s learning about organic gardening techniques, green farming practices, or exploring different artistic mediums, the Vernonia Grange serves as a hub for lifelong learning and personal growth.
Community involvement lies at the core of our mission. We actively collaborate with local schools, businesses, and organizations to create impactful initiatives that benefit the entire community. From organizing farmers’ markets and agricultural fairs to supporting local artists through exhibitions and events, we are committed to nurturing a vibrant cultural scene and fostering economic growth within our community.
By becoming a member of the Vernonia Grange, you gain access to a supportive network of like-minded individuals who share your passion. Together, we can make a meaningful difference in the lives of our neighbors, promote environmental stewardship, and build a strong foundation for future generations.
We invite you to join us in our mission to strengthen our community and make a lasting impact. Whether you’re an experienced farmer, an aspiring artist, an educator, or simply someone who cares deeply about the well-being of our community, there’s a place for you at the Vernonia Grange. Together, let’s cultivate a brighter future for all.
375 North St.
Vernonia, OR 97064