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[…]

Free Market Needs Volunteers!

We need volunteers! Can you work a 4-hour shift, greeting visitors and sorting/cleaning/shelving items that are donated? Requirements are healthy enough to carry things, friendly, and a desire to keep things clean and organized. Please email info@graysonlandcare.org or stop by and Kathy Cole will contact you. We have clear instructions, you are paired with a more[…]

June 1st First Friday Film Series: Minimalism

Friday, June 1st at 7:00 pm, LandCare presents Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things. How might your life be better with less? Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things examines the many flavors of minimalism by taking the audience inside the lives of minimalists from all walks of life—families, entrepreneurs, architects, artists, journalists, scientists, and even[…]

April 16th Spotlight on Independence Farmers Market

Join us Monday, April 16th for our monthly meeting at 7 pm. This month we spotlight the Independence Farmers Market. Join Michelle Pridgen, Market Manager, for a brief history and behind the scenes tour of the Farmers Market and learn about our other agricultural initiatives. We’ll have drawings for a free IFM t-shirt and shopping[…]

Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry May 4th

The First Friday Film Series, hosted by Grayson LandCare & Church of the Good Shepherd brings documentary films to the public, complete with popcorn and panel discussions afterward. First Fridays at 7:00 pm, April through August at Church of the Good Shepherd: 9441 Grayson Pkwy, Galax.     May 4th Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry LOOK[…]

Forest Farmer Grower-Industry Expo & Training

These are two days in May that you won’t want to miss!  Location: Kingsport, TN (May 19th) and Duffield, VA (May 20th) May 19: Forest Farming Grower/Industry Expo and Training Kingsport, TN  This event will bring together herb companies, apothecaries, and herbal product makers with experienced and aspiring forest farmers for a day of networking and[…]