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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[…]
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[…]
Matthews Living History Farm Museum, 476 White Pine Road, Galax Map. A quote from the website: Our story is the story of Appalachia, the story of rugged beauty, self-reliance, perseverance, and the abundance of nature. We will meet at 7:00 at the Pavilion (straight up the driveway) for a POTLUCK PICNIC. Plates, cups, napkins, utensils[…]
Grayson LandCare is awarding mini-grants up to $500 for projects led by members that have significant interest and fit our mission. We have had 10 projects presented to the membership, and we have awarded three mini-grants so far this year. The Stream Restoration Project purchased over 1,000 live stakes and showed landowners how to plant[…]
Volunteers from Grayson LandCare, under the expert guidance of Charlie Whittle, helped Todd and Gloria Price prune his father’s old heritage apple orchard on a beautiful February Saturday. Our chainsaw experts took out a lot of dead wood, the Intrepid Scion Wood Hunters carefully harvested heritage scion wood for grafting, and remaining branches were pruned[…]
On Saturday, February 25th, Dr. L. David Roper drove his electric car to Independence to share his knowledge of climate change with 52 interested citizens at the Historic 1908 Courthouse. Dr. Roper is a retired professor and former chair of the Physics Department at VA Tech and has a passionate interest in the science of global[…]
The First Friday Film Series, hosted by Grayson LandCare & The Church of the Good Shepherd brings documentary films to the public, complete with popcorn and panel discussions afterwards. April 7th, we will screen Polyfaces: A World of Many Choices Sponsored by: Grayson Natural Farms Set amidst the stunning Shenandoah Valley in northern Virginia, ‘Polyface Farm’[…]