Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Grange?


The Grange has been America's premier non-profit, nonpartisan, fraternal organization that advocates for rural America and Agriculture and brings rural communicties together.




What is Patron of Husbandry?


Patron of husbandry or the Grange was founded in 1867 to advance methods of agriculture, as well as to promote social and economical needs of farmers in the United States.




What is a Community Grange?


The Grange is a family community. In 1867, the Grange was formed as a national organization with a local focus. The foundation of the organization is the Community Grange, which can be found in rural, suburban and urban communities.




What are Grange Halls used for?


For 140 years Grange halls have existed as community centers where residents gather for educational events, town meetings, dances, potlucks, and entertainment.




What is Grange membership?


Our members are given the opportunity to learn and grow to their full potential as citizens and leaders.