March Meeting 2015

With all the mild weather, people are itching to get into the garden. This post may curse that good weather (L.O.L.).

In March, we will gather with seed catalogs in hand and share the dirt!

Please bring your ideas, questions, pictures, and catalogs to talk. Join us at:

23014 70th Ave. E, Graham, WA 98338

03/04/15     6:30PMseeds

February Meeting

Mark your calendars!

February 4, 2015  6:30PM

Master Food Preserver, Hal Meng, will be sharing the ins and outs of canning, dehydrating, and fermenting foods. He puts on a great presentation and will gladly answer your questions about preserving the harvest or hunt. Join us!

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Everyone is welcome to attend.

Graham Fire Hall 23014 70th Ave. E, Graham, WA 98338

January Meeting 01/07/15


January will be an open forum discussion on  Getting Back to Basics. Many members and readers have this book on the shelf at home. When was the last time you dug into it? Have you been afraid to  try some of the ideas in it? Bring your book(s) and talk or listen to benefits of Getting Back to the Basics of life. Discussions may shift depending on the needs of those attending.

Meeting location:  23014 70th Ave. E, Graham, WA 98338

Meeting Start time:    01/07/15     6:30PM


November Meeting

Understanding of a Hamm Radio

NOVEMBER: Hamm Radio

Want to understand the basics of Hamm radios?

Join us Wednesday November 5th at 6:30 PM

in the Graham Fire Hall located at 23014 70th AVE E.

**Everyone is welcome, you do not have to be a member. This is not a training session.


October Meeting And…

Dear Friends, 

We have been unable to secure a guest speaker for the month of October. However, the next three months will be AMAZING.

November    Ham Radio Communication

December     Puget Power Saves You

January      Master Food Preservation

Are You Prepared Enough?

TWO Emergency Preparedness Fairs For You

Attend the Emergency Preparedness Fair     Saturday, September 27th    from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m

Rock Creek Elementary School    25700 Maple Valley Black Diamond Rd SE, Maple Valley, WA 98038


Attend the Emergency Preparedness Fair     Saturday, September 27th     all day

Orting High School    121 Whiresell St NE, Orting, WA 98360


Both will have

Speakers, Demos, Information Booths, and Resources


Pleased to Announce the Following Meeting Topics


Members of the community, we are pleased to announce the following meetings…

August 6th...Board Member review and Canning and Dehydrating 101 

Demonstrations and sharing of both water bath and pressure canning. Demonstration of dehydrating techniques. This meeting will give new food preservers some basic knowledge, but also allow experienced food preservers to share techniques and/or recipes.

September 10th ..Board Member Selections and Emergency Prep Show and Tell

Bring a new or unique gadget that YOU have in your toolkit. Open sharing forum for all individuals. No lecture. This meeting is designed to reflect on National Emergency Preparedness Month with a twist toward exciting new gadgets.

October 1st…To Be Announced

November 5th…To Be Announced

December 3rd …Potluck Social and Fermented Foods Learning

Bring a dish to share with others as we celebrate our self-reliance! We will also  enjoy learning about fermented foods.

We hope you can join us at 6:30 PM in  the Graham Fire Hall located at  23014 70th AVE E. Everyone is welcome, you do not have to be a member.