Press about The Grange

The Halcyon Grange #345 has gotten some excellent press in the local newspapers, online, and through our Maine State Grange website.  You can read some of them here – take a look!

The Blue Hill Co-op and Cafe website: The Harvest Herald: “The Halcyon Grange #345” – Autumn 2016:

Maine State Grange website: “Halcyon Grange Hosts Migrant Health Program” – August 24th, 2016:

Maine State Grange website: “Halcyon Grange Shines!” – August 2nd, 2016:

Penobscot Bay Press: “Halcyon Grange Builds a Community With, and Beyond, Farmers” –  July 28th, 2016:

Bangor Daily News: “Halcyon Grange to present third talk in New American Farmers Series” – Feb 7th, 2016:

Bangor Daily News: “Halcyon Grange Talk #1 in 2015-2016 Educational Series: Seaweed Class” – November 6th, 2015:

The Portland Press Herald: “Community Kitchens Learn from Belfast’s Coastal Farms and Foods Collapse” -October 12th, 2015:

The Portland Press Herald: “The state of the Grange in Maine: Shuttering doors or revitalizing an institution?”- October 8th, 2015:

The Ellsworth American: Halcyon Grange Carries on Old Tradition – October 6, 2015:

The Bangor Daily News: “Old grange, new plans: Blue Hill farming organization gearing up to open a community kitchen” – April 26, 2014:

Maine State Grange website: Halcyon Grange Unanimous in Support of Micro-Dairies -March 2nd, 2014:

Betsy Garrold of MOFGA: “The Grange Revival in Maine” – 2014:

Article by David Gumpert: The Complete Patient: “An Old-Fashioned Maine Pig Roast Celebrates State-Wide Push for Food Sovereignty;” FSMA Worries – Oct 21st, 2013:

Penobscot Bay Press: “Halcyon Grange Harvests Goodwill at Annual Supper” – November 1st, 2012:


Our Worthy Master, Heather Retberg, of Quill’s End Farm in Penobscot, has contributed to The Maine State Grange page in a section titled: “View from the Farm” which can be seen here:

Oct 2016: “Pondering Fungibility” –

Sept 2016: “It was all LDRP” –
Aug 2016: “Sweet Milkweed Air and Raspberry Rapture”
July 2016: “You say goodbye, I say hello” –
June 2016: “Change with a capital C” –
May 2016: “Spring urges are everywhere” –
April 2016: “Experiencing the Spring drama of opposites”–
March 2016: “King winter is really here”–
February 2016: “King Winter is really here” –
January 2016: “Moving toward the light” –
December 2015: “Moving toward the light” –
Oct 2015: “It’s time to get ready” –