Annual Meeting & Service Auction!

Join us for Grayson LandCare’s Annual Meeting, Potluck Dinner, & Service Auction! 6:00 pm, Monday, October 16th, 2017 at Summerfield Farm (the Fant’s residence), 6957 Peach Bottom Road, Independence, VA 24348 Please bring a friend and a dish to share!  Sign up for the potluck at http://www.perfectpotluck.com/meals.php?t=NYWW3214&v=a5909bff60 Service Auction Items Include: Michelle Pridgen: Learn to make soap—the[…]

Free Market Celebrates Grand Opening

Published in the Independence Declaration By Shaina Stockton Tuesday, September 19, 2017 INDEPENDENCE — The Free Market, a new resource offered by Grayson LandCare in the former Briarpatch Metalworks building in Independence, celebrated their grand opening with an open house and ribbon untying ceremony last Thursday. Grayson LandCare President Kathy Cole used recycled ribbons for the ceremony[…]

LandCare’s Free Market opens in Independence

Grayson LandCare has signed a one-year lease for the former Briarpatch Metalworks building on N. Independence Avenue, where the organization is offering a new community resource: the Free Market. Kathy Cole, Grayson LandCare President, announced the new project during the Board of Supervisors meeting on August 10th. The Free Market, which opened on August 31,[…]

Turning Your Property Into a Wildlife Friendly Place September 18th

  Grayson LandCare will host Snow Ferreniea in a presentation exploring how to turn your property into a wildlife friendly place on September 18th at 7:00 pm at the Grayson LandCare office, 108 Courthouse Drive, Independence. Ferreniea grew up in SE England and was a student at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew. After graduating from[…]

LandCare Rocks The River

  Sunday, July 30th, 1-6 PM LIVE MUSIC by The Kind Thieves & Buddhagraph Spaceship FOOD TRUCKS Creek Bottom Brews The Galax Smokehouse The Taco Trolley Shell-Chelle’s Snowcones FREE ADMISSION! Independence & Fries Farmers Market Vendors Offering Fresh, Local Veggies, Crafts, & Baked Goods Kids Activities! Bring a Blanket or Chair & JOIN US @THE[…]

August 4th Comfort Zone Screening @Church of the Good Shepherd

Is climate change a scientific problem? An engineering problem? A psychological problem? All that, and more? The feature-length documentary COMFORT ZONE takes an in-depth look at what happens when global climate issues come to our backyards. The specific setting is Upstate New York, but the effects, both subtle and profound, illustrate the kinds of effects[…]

Friday, July 7th Saving Place, Saving Grace @Church of the Good Shepherd

July 7th Saving Place, Saving Grace “Saving Place, Saving Grace” is the story of a Trappist monastery’s struggle for reformation of their home by embracing an intense sustainability initiative. Witness the monks land stewardship, prayer, and work ethic as the core of the community at Holy Cross Abbey. It’s a race against time to retain their[…]

Friday May 5th: Green Fire @ Church of the Good Shepherd

May 5th First Friday Film Series Presents: Green Fire The First Friday Film Series, hosted by Grayson LandCare & Church of the Good Shepherd brings documentary films to the public, complete with popcorn and panel discussions afterwards. First Fridays at 7:00 pm, April through August at Church of the Good Shepherd: 9441 Grayson Pkwy, Galax.   May 5th Green[…]

2017 First Friday Film Series Lineup!

First Friday Film Series The First Friday Film Series, hosted by Grayson LandCare & Church of the Good Shepherd brings documentary films to the public, complete with popcorn and panel discussions afterwards. First Fridays at 7:00 pm, April through August at Church of the Good Shepherd: 9441 Grayson Pkwy, Galax.     April 7th Polyfaces: A World of[…]