Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ Answers

What is a Grange?

The Grange, officially known as the Order of Patrons of Husbandry, is a non-sectarian, non-partisan fraternal organization with a rich history and a community presence in the United States. Originally formed to encourage American farmers to band together for their common economic and political well-being, the Grange now often serves as the backbone of a rural community. Our members are your neighbors and friends, all of whom share a love agriculture, the rural lifestyle, and the goal of making life better for everyone.
Read about the National Grange, its history, and current issues facing rural communities at the National Grange history website:

What are the benefits of local Grange membership?

Discounts from member businesses
Life Insurance through the National Grange
Scholarship program sponsored by the local Grange
Free advertising for members on our website

Friendship, camraderie and being a contributing member of our rural community

How do I join?

Fill out this form: member application and mail it, along with a check for the annual dues, to the address on the form

How much does it cost?

Individual membership is $40 per year, or the whole family can become members for $80 per year

Do I have to live in the Mohawk Valley to join?

No, anyone is welcome to become a member!

Where is the Grange Hall?

The Grange Hall is in what was originally the Mabel Schoolhouse.
The address is: 93727 Marcola Road, Marcola, Oregon 97454 MAP

Do I have to be a member to attend a meeting or event?

Anyone is welcome to attend any of our events! Come on down, meet our gang, and get involved