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.
Ann Cox, who leads the FFA at GCHS, was to be our featured speaker Monday February 17 at 7pm. Due to the weather forecast and the weak internet in our area, we will postpone her visit until later in the season. However, here is some information about FFA and it’s importance to our kids and[…]
A garbage bag of blue plastic tubes? I was as mystified as you probably are, until the donor contacted me and said she had lots more TREE TUBES if anyone wanted them! She planted an orchard last year and they are swapping these out for different ones as the trees grow. If you have ever[…]
The Farmers Market is planning for a busy season with a full slate of events this year. We are hopeful that the construction in Town Park will be completed in time for us to hold our Grand Opening there this year on May 13th. Stay tuned for more details! Stay warm and healthy and remember[…]
Wishing you all a joyous holiday season and best wishes for a happy and healthy 2022! Just a reminder, there is NO meeting this month!
Happy Holidays from Food Independence!!! What a joyful ride Food Independence, our volunteer “staff” andour clients have had the last 18 months! We have distributed nearly 200,000 pounds of food to local familiesand provided emergency food boxes for critical needs through local agencies. In November, at the request ofthe Health District, we began the “HI-5”[…]
Grayson LandCare received a Twin County Community Foundation grant to add an indoor “Grow Tower” to complement the existing School Garden Project at Independence Elementary School. The addition of the state of the art aeroponic growing system will let the students compare and contrast very different ways to grow vegetables. The original garden is a[…]
We have decided to cancel the December meeting and Christmas Party since we were able to have a wonderful meeting and party in October. We are very thankful that, with your help and support, we were able to accomplish a lot in 2021. 14 Permaculture group members donated 415 hours and installed a new sign[…]
Friends, would you like to join me in supporting a good cause? This #GivingTuesday I’m raising money on Facebook for Grayson Land Care and your contribution will make an impact, whether you donate $5 or $500. Every little bit helps. I’ve created this fundraiser for GLC and it’s many projects because I believe in the[…]