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[…]

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[…]

#GivingTuesdayNow

#GivingTuesdayNow is a global event created to try and meet the needs of our local communities during the Covid-19 pandemic. Grayson LandCare, like the rest of our friends and neighbors, has had to adjust our activities because of the recent Stay-at-home orders and other safety precautions. We have had to cancel most of our presentations[…]

Covid-19 Resources

Grayson County and Town of Independence officials are offering help during this unpressidented situation. Here are some links you might find helpful https://www.graysoncountyva.gov/coronavirus-19/ http://independenceva.com/ Here’s the link to the resources the hot line volunteers are using https://graysonlandcare.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Volunteer-Resources-4.3.pdf Here’s a link to some of the current loans https://graysonlandcare.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/loan-info.pdf You can also contact Mandy Archer, Director, Blue[…]

Meet the winners of the 2020 mini-grants

Grayson LandCare is pleased to announce the 2020 mini-grant award winners.  Mini-grant awards are given to Grayson LandCare members to help them create or continue to support an idea that benefits the community.  Both the Free Market and Farmers Market began with mini-grant support. This year, Hap Alexander received $500 to continue his work with[…]

2020 Presentation and meeting schedule

2020 Grayson LandCare  Presentation Schedule February 17-Reid Walters, Independence Town Manager, Town update March 16 – CANCELLED Britt Boucher, Forester, Planning for your forest’s future April 20- CANCELLED Michelle Pridgen, Native Pollinators & Build a pollinator box, Presentation is free, $5 covers the materials to build a box to take home Saturday April 25-CANCELLED– LandCare[…]