5 pm, Monday 21st October, Annual Meeting, Potluck, Silent Auction, Ward Manor

Bring a dish to share and join us 5 pm, Monday October 21st, at Ward Manor, Saddle Creek Road, Independence for our annual meeting, pot luck dinner and silent auction. Auction items include stained glass, Mangum pottery, weekend stay at the Silo, weekend stay in Winston Salem, seafood dinner, english afternoon tea, alternatives to plastics[…]

Monday Meeting 6 pm, September 16th!!! Church of the Good Shepherd: Permaculture Garden Tour

Our monthly meeting for September 16th will be held at Church of the Good Shepherd, 9441 Grayson Parkway in Baywood.  Come to the lower level of the church at 6:00 pm for Q & A with the members of the Permaculture Group, then we will walk through the garden and explain what we have done and what[…]

Request for items for silent auction at Annual Meeting, 5 pm October 21st, Ward Manor

The annual meeting, silent auction and pot-luck will be at 5 pm, Monday October 21st at Ward Manor. If you have an item you would like to donate please contact bev@graysonlandcare.org. We are particularly looking for people who would like to host a dinner, event, or activity donate a home-made item donate a lesson to[…]

Independence Farmers Market August Events

Fiber Day and Christmas in August Craft fair August 23 August 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Last Fiber Day of the season. Don’t miss it!   The Blue Ridge Fiber Guild will hold 2 Fiber Days at the Market this year: June 21 and August 23 during regular Market hours from 9 am to 1 pm.[…]

First Friday Film Series July 5th. Earth Seasoned #GapYear

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 August at Church of the Good Shepherd: 9441 Grayson Pkwy, Galax. July 5th Earth Seasoned #GapYear Earth Seasoned…#GapYear is the inspiring story of five[…]

Land Stewardship competition results

This year we had 10 projects entered in the competition, involving 14 students. First Place went to “Little Free Pantries”, presented by Laura Wingate, from the Grayson County CATE Center. Second Place went to “Medication Disposal”, presented by Michael Bean, from Grayson County CATE Center. Third Place went to “Rural Beekeeping”, presented by Natalie Hoch,[…]

Want to be a judge at the next Grayson County Fair?

As we add more exhibit categories to the next Grayson County Fair, we also need to add more judges! Judging categories vary from food preservation, dried foods and kinds of vinegar, and baked goods to photography, Legos and models, quilts, sewing and more. 2 judging schools will be held soon.  I’ll be going to the[…]