We need your input please!

Friends and Members of Grayson LandCare, we need your help. As you know we are in the process of planning for the annual meeting and auction at Eagle View Event Center in Elk Creek on September 21st. Given the continuing Covid situation, we realized we should check in and gauge your interest in attending the[…]

July News from the Free Market

Abby was The Free Market’s entry in the Independence July Fourth scarecrow contest.  Although Abby didn’t make the winner’s podium, her creation – almost exclusively from items from The Market – was a fun project. The scarecrow building crew was Kathy Cole, Betty and Allen Stephenson, Elizabeth Haskin, and Jean Roznik.  Update on opening:We do[…]

Plant a row for the hungry

If seed sales this year are any indication, most of you planted a garden this year. The Independence Farmers Market and Grayson LandCare would like to encourage the community to “Plant a row for the hungry”. Plant A Row for the Hungry (PAR) is a national people-helping-people program that encourages gardeners to grow a little[…]

Grayson LandCare LandFair winners!

Grayson LandCare was unable to hold their annual Landcare Fair or “LandFair” this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic; however, awards were still given based on proposals submitted by this year’s contestants. The proposals are usually 1/3 of the entire project which also includes a poster and interview with the judges. Harriet Meineicke, LandFair cooridnator[…]

Monthly presentation features Robin Suggs discussing woodland medicinals

This will be an Online event at our usual 7pm meeting time. Our Zoom platform can allow 100 people, so please pass along to anyone who might be interested!- You can find the Zoom invitation at the bottom of the post. We are pleased to have Robin Suggs, the new Procurement/Grower Manager for the Agroforestry[…]

Important Announcement: GLC to back much needed Independence Food Bank program.

We are all aware of the chaos COVID-19 has caused in everyone’s lives as we try to stay inside, wear masks and many of us are grateful that we have a freezer and cabinet full of food. Unfortunately, food insecurity is a chronic issue in Grayson County and has worsened dramatically due to COVID-19. Elk[…]

Independence Farmer’s Market features Artisans

Our awesome market isn’t all produce and meat, we also have some amazing crafters participating on the Online Market! Check out all of the locally grown and produced products we have available to order this week and don’t forget about your dad! 💚 https://independencefarmersmarket.locallygrown.net/market/?fbclid=IwAR1ZHEDJqhpBzsbkRIl_02dUaafmH9yFIl8IPFPkAJsm3qbXquX19tyfktQ

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