Community | Natural Heritage | Economy
Grayson LandCare is a member-driven non-profit, celebrating life in a rural, agricultural community. LandCare promotes economic self-reliance, preserves local traditions, and helps landowners to protect and enhance our natural heritage by starting conversations, problem solving, and appreciating the value of the place we call home.
Laura Ratcliffe is the featured speaker March 20 at 7pm
The Town of Independence has hired Laura Ratcliffe as the new Town manager. Many of you know Laura because of her work with the 1908 Courthouse Foundation and Food Independence.[…]
SNAP returns to pre-Covid payment levels: Impact on Food Independence and our Clients
We planned to discuss how we source about 12,000 lbs of food for over 300 households each month, our “new norm”. Instead, we want to provide a local perspective on[…]
2023 Permaculture events: everyone welcome!
Spring Permaculture Book Club: Gathering Moss by Robin Kimmerer 5:30 pm, Thursday, March 30th at Ann Watson’s house RSVP email@example.com Introduction to Permaculture Presentation6:00 pm, Thursday, April 13th at the Grayson LandCare office Potluck & Intro to[…]
Accepting entries for the LandFair competition!
Are you a student in grades 9-12? Do you live in Grayson County? Here’s your chance to win up to $1000! During the pandemic, the competition took on a video format, this[…]
2nd Annual Seed Swap, April 1
It’s no April Fools joke! Grayson LandCare and the Grayson County Public Library in Independence are holding our second seed swap on April 1st at the Library. Join us from[…]
Pre-season Vendor meeting Friday April 14 at 1908 Courthouse Auditorium
Are you interested in joining the Independence Farmers Market? Save the date for the preseason vendor meeting on Friday April 14th from 11-2. It’s a potluck lunch and presentation of[…]
Meeting Feb 20 features Extension Agents at the Gate Center at 7pm
Join Extension agents Kevin Spurlin and Ashley Edwards, at the Gate Center meeting room 7pm Monday February 20th to get updates on agricultural pro-grams in the area and a quick[…]
Food Independence: A look back at 2022 and what it may mean for 2023
2022 was quite a year in the food assistance business. High inflation rates, especially for food and fuel, were hard on all but hardest on lower and/or fixed income households.[…]