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 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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
Monday, December 18th, 6:00-8:00 pm Meet at the Free Market on 21 north of Independence Join us for a cup of good cheer as we celebrate the holidays together. Bring a drink, appetizer, or dessert to share.
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. […]
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[…]