Community | Natural Heritage | Economy
Grayson LandCare is a member-driven non-profit, addressing the challenges of 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.
Come to the Grayson LandCare Land Stewardship contest THIS Saturday, April 13th at the Grayson County High School Cafeteria. You can see the entries between 11:30 am and 1:00 pm and are invited to attend the awards ceremony which will follow the final tabulation of the judging scores. The competition, which is sponsored by Grayson[…]
Independence Farmers Market News & Updates! April 15 @ 7:00 pm-9:00pm Learn more about the Independence Farmers Market and what’s new for 2019 at the Landcare meeting!
The Free Market is delighted to welcome Tracy Cornett as our part-time Manager! Tracy is a retired school teacher who works 15 hours a week as the Tourism Program Assistant for Grayson County, with an office in the 1908 Courthouse. Now she will also work 12 hours a week for the Free Market, training and[…]
First Friday Film Series 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 September at Church of the Good Shepherd: 9441 Grayson Pkwy, Galax. May 3rd Seed: The Untold Story Few things[…]
May 10 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm EDT Join us for the opening of the 2019 Market Season in Town Park! We’ve invited area artisans to join us Opening Day so you can find a perfect gift for Mother’s Day.
Join the Grayson Permaculture Group as we continue building a Food Forest and pollinator garden at Church of the Good Shepherd in Galax. Meet at 9441 Grayson Pkwy in Galax, 9:30 am Saturday, May 11th. Tools & gloves provided, bring water and a snack. Email Cynthia@graysonlandcare.org to sign up or for more information. The Grayson Permaculture[…]
Join Independence Farmers Market on Sunday, May 26th from 2- 5 pm at Wagon Wheel Farm, I for an afternoon of hands-on activities. See and try out some of the best market garden tools. If you’ve taken our “Grow More Vegetables” class, you’ll see those spacings and planting ideas in the ground and growing! Tour[…]
Intervening on Normal: Trauma, Substance Use, and Counselling in Appalachia will be presented by Darlene Vaughn at the Landcare meeting on Monday, March 18th, 7 pm at the LandCare office. Darlene has provided substance abuse counseling for twenty-five years, specializing in adolescent substance use, most recently, in Appalachia. Currently employed in rural community mental health,[…]