The June presentation features Neal Kilgore of the Virginia Outdoor Foundation

The June Grayson LandCare presentation features Neal Kilgore of the Virginia Outdoor Foundation (VOF). It will be held June 20, at 7 pm at the Baldwin Auditorium in the 1908 Courthouse in Independence. Mr. Kilgore will discuss using conservation easements to protect forest and farmlands. Created under Virginia’s Open-Space Land Act, in 1966, VOF has[…]

Permaculture Updates

What a glorious time of year to work outside together. More rewarding still when our labors are starting to yield results!Pictured here are some of the fruit laden trees in our food forest. Last Saturday, we set sweet potato slips in our annual bed, anticipating another bumper crop to donate to Food Independence in the[…]

Got Hay? Help advertise the Fair!

Get creative with your hay bales and help advertise the Grayson County Fair!  Grayson LandCare is sponsoring the “People’s Choice” Hay bale contest again this year. The winner receives $200. Round and square bale creations are welcome. There are only 2 rules:   1) There must be a sign with “Grayson County Fair August 13-14 in the picture.[…]

The Free Market -A “Rescue Shelter” for Unwanted Goods

Almost 5 years after we opened, there are still many people who do not understand what we do!  Our primary goal is to keep useful items OUT of the landfill and to find the people who can use them.  We do this for free by using volunteer labor and putting a donation box by the[…]

June at the Farmers Market

It’s June and the Market is in full swing. Grayson County Schools are closed for the summer and IFM Kids Bucks are back! The first 20 kids to come by the managers tent, that’s the red tent on the 58 end of Courthouse street, will receive 5 dollars worth of Kids Bucks to spend on[…]

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