Stream & Wetland Restoration Program September 17th

Join us Monday, September 17th! Dr. Curtis Richardson, Professor of Resource Ecology Nicholas School of the Environment, Director, Duke University Wetland Center, will give a presentation titled: Stream & Wetland Restoration: The Key to Improving Water Quality and Habitat Diversity on your Land. Dr. Richardson owns property in Grayson County and has spent many weekends[…]

IFM Pepper Day September 14th!

Free pepper Tasting Friday, September 14th at the Independence Farmers Market! Peppers come in all shapes, sizes, flavors and heat levels. Wikipedia estimates there are 50,000 varieties of “Capsicum” (pepper) cultivars… Peppers are a long season crop. Most varieties require several months to reach full ripeness. Almost all peppers will change from green to red,[…]

Donations Needed for Service Auction October 15th

Save the Date for LandCare’s Annual Meeting, Dinner & Silent Auction October 15th! We are gearing up for another great silent “Service” auction this year! We need You!!  Share your special skills and passions with the community!  Please consider donating to the auction this year. Donation Ideas for Service Auction: Lessons in knitting or crochet Flower[…]

Join the Grayson Permaculture Group!

Grayson Permaculture Meeting September 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Grayson Permaculture Group is a group of people interested in learning more about permaculture and working collaboratively on a food forest garden project with LandCare and Church of the Good Shepherd. Interested in joining the GraysonPermaculture Group? We meet the 2nd Thursday of each month[…]

Important Public Health Survey

Mount Rogers Health District wants to know what you think are the biggest public health concerns in your community. The health district is working with community leaders and health care providers to improve the health of our communities. We will use your feedback to create strategies to improve health and well-being. All answers will be[…]

August 20th County Administrator Bill Shepley

Join us for as County administrator, Bill Shepley discusses Grayson County’s Future Initiatives. Shepley hopes to find solutions to energize the county as a whole. Efforts to address internet access, job creation, healthcare, businesses and other needs within the county are reflected in these initiatives. “I’ve been county administrator for the past year, and during[…]

LandCare Rocks the River a Huge Success!

July 29th, 2018 was a perfect day for the 2nd Annual LandCare Rocks the River Festival in Fries!  With over 1,200 people in attendance throughout the day, great weather and awesome music, the event was a big success! Thanks to all of the volunteers who helped make it such a great event! We couldn’t have done[…]