Potluck @ Matthews Living History Farm June 18th

June 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm LandCare’s Annual Potluck @ Matthews Living History Farm (MLHF) will be held on June 18th 7-9p. 476 White Pine Rd Galax, VA. Bring your favorite dish to share. Daniel Boyer, Farm manager MLHF, GLC Board Member & Erin Cox Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development will host. They will discuss[…]

May 21st: Non-Native Invasive Plants, Looking for a Solution

May 21 @ 7:00 pm LandCare board member, Cynthia Taylor will discuss the problem of non-native invasive plants in our area and possible solutions. Cynthia is past-president of the Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council and worked for many years in Georgia restoring native habitats by removing invasive plants and restoring streams. She developed the first[…]

LandCare’s “Care Talks” Monday, March 19th

The Grayson LandCare March meeting will be our Annual “Care Talks” series. Modeled after TED Talks, these short presentations will feature projects that received mini-grant funding from LandCare in 2017. Ideas for new projects will also be presented. Grayson LandCare awards mini-grants up to $500 for projects led by members that have significant interest and fit our[…]

Promote Your Farm or Business with Video & Drone Technology

A passion for permaculture and organic farming drove local couple Ian and Candice Stevenson to establish Tiny House Farm in Grayson County, VA. While working as a Doctor of Physical Therapy, Ian recognized the need for a proactive approach to help educate and promote healthy and organic eating habits. Candice’s experience in Marketing and Videography[…]

International LandCare Member to speak Monday, January 15th!

We are excited to announce that Steve Burgess, an international Landcare member from Kandanga, Australia, will visit Grayson LandCare and speak Monday, Jan 15th at 7 pm. Steve, the 2016 Bob Hawke LandCare award winner, resides in the Kandanga community which is very similar to our community in the Twin Counties. He will discuss how[…]

Local Author Jim Minick to Speak November 20th

Grayson LandCare and Blue Ridge Discovery Center have partnered for a reading by local author Jim Minick from his new book: Fire is Your Water on November 20th, at the Grayson LandCare office (108 Courthouse Street) in Independence at 7:00 pm.  Minick will share a presentation on folk healing tradition, answer questions, and sign books. […]

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[…]