Manor Grange is a fraternal, non profit organization. We are open to the public for membership.
We meet on the First Wednesday of Each month, there is a potluck at
6 pm and the general meeting begins at 7 pm join us at our meeting to find out all the fun stuff we have planned in the upcoming months.
"The Grange provides opportunities for individuals and families to develop to their highest potential in order to build stronger communities and states, as well as a stronger nation."
The Grange, officially referred to as The National Grange of the
Order of Patrons of Husbandry, is a fraternal organization in the
United States which encourages families to band together to promote the economic and political well-being of the community and agriculture. The Grange, founded after the Civil War in 1867, is the oldest American
agricultural advocacy group with a national scope.
In 2005, the Grange had a membership of 160,000, with organizations in 2,100 communities in 36 states. It is headquartered in Washington, D.C., in a building built by the organization in 1960. Many rural communities in the United States still have a Grange Hall and local Granges still serve as a center of rural life for many farming communities.
As of 2013 the Grange continues to press for the causes of farmers, including issues of free trade and farm policy. In the 2006 Journal of Proceedings, it is said that the mission and how it works towards achieving it through fellowship, service, and legislation:
"The Grange provides opportunities for individuals and families to develop to
their highest potential in order to build stronger communities and states, as
well as a stronger nation."
As a non-partisan organization, the Grange supports only policies, never
political parties or candidates. Although the Grange was originally founded to
serve the interests of farmers, because of the shrinking farm population the
Grange has begun to broaden its range to include a wide variety of issues, and
anyone is welcome to join the Grange