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[…]
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[…]
Grayson LandCare Monthly Meeting Monday, March 20th, 7 pm Robert Smith presents: “Torrefaction: Transforming forestry waste into an excellent organic fertilizer while sequestering carbon to fight climate change and creating free energy.” Robert Smith is a Vietnam era veteran who studied nuclear electronics and served aboard the USS Enterprise. He earned undergraduate degrees in Economics[…]
At our February meeting, Jerry Moles discussed the founding of Grayson LandCare and its international partners around the world. What is LandCare? LandCare is a democratic approach to community development with three goals, (1) increase the incomes of the citizens, (2) improve community services and amenities, and (3) protect the resources upon which our lives[…]