Catherine Bukowski Presents: Community Food Forests November 19th

Discussion and book signing November 19th, 7 pm at the LandCare office in Independence. Catherine Bukowski is a researcher, author, and educator. She is also a consultant with Kindred Roots Design focusing on creating abundant landscapes and growing connected communities. She continues to pursue her doctoral degree in the College of Natural Resources and the Environment[…]

IFM Christmas Markets Nov 23 & Dec 1st

The Farmers Market returns to Town Park for on Green Friday, November 23rd from 11 am to 3 pm.  Enjoy free kids activities, listen to Christmas carols, shop for delicious local products and beautiful crafts and pick up your pre-ordered Christmas trees and wreaths. The Farmers Market is back in Town Park December 1st from 11[…]

A Class Becomes A Community

When I signed up for the Permaculture Design class through Grayson LandCare, I knew there would be 72 classroom and field hours, learning about this type of farming/gardening/land management that mimics natural principles and emphasizes care of the earth while caring for the people who depend on that land.  It was a fluid group with[…]

LandCare Christmas Party December 17th

Join LandCare as we celebrate the holidays at 6:00 pm Monday, December 17th at the LandCare office in Independence. Bring an appetizer or drink to share. This year, we will collect items to support the Backpack Buddies program, which provides local students with child-friendly meals each Friday that they take home for the weekend. Please bring a[…]

Don’t Miss the LandCare Auction & Potluck!

Join Grayson LandCare for our Annual Meeting Potluck & Service Auction at Ward Manor, 6:00 pm, Monday, October 15th, 2018. Come learn more about LandCare and support our initiatives in the community. Please bring a friend and a dish to share!  RSVP online http://evite.me/7vgTT2QXm3 A Sampling of Auction Items Include: Weekend stay at Dream Rock Silo[…]

Want to be a judge at the next Grayson County Fair?

As we add more exhibit categories to the next Grayson County Fair, we also need to add more judges! Judging categories vary from food preservation, dried foods and kinds of vinegar, and baked goods to photography, Legos and models, quilts, sewing and more. 2 judging schools will be held soon.  I’ll be going to the[…]

Free Market Celebrates 1st Anniversary!!

The FREE MARKET is celebrating its first anniversary!  We had no idea how this venture would work out, but it has been very successful, both in giving people an incentive to clean out closets and pare down their “stuff,” and providing a great place for others to browse and find things they can use.  Amazingly,[…]