Grayson LandCare to host Reid Walters February 17th

All Grayson LandCare meetings are open to the public.  They typically occur the third Monday of the month from 7-8 pm and include a brief update on GLC activities and a presentation on topics of local interest. The February presentation features Reid Walters, the current town manager of Independence. This is a perfect opportunity to[…]

Time to Renew Your Membership for 2020!

Join or Renew Your Membership! It’s that time of year again!  If you have not already, please take a moment to renew your membership in Grayson LandCare. Your membership and donations support all of LandCare’s programs like the Free Market, Independence Farmers Market, Land Stewardship Competition, LandCare Rocks the River, Grayson Permaculture Group and so[…]

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[…]

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[…]

COOL JAZZ & ICED TEA A GARDEN PARTY WITH A TWIST SATURDAY, AUGUST 3rd at 2:00PM

We’ve got a “twist” on the average garden party waiting for you at Dream Rock Silo & Suites in Independence!  On Saturday, August 3rd, you are invited to an informal, country-chic garden party with the Arts Council of the Twin Counties.  Featuring the cool jazz of the Crooked Road Jazz Trio and delicious appetizers and[…]

Earth Box Presentation

In April, Liza Dobson, Masters Candidate in Horticulture at Virginia Tech, presented her assessment of a Tech-supported gardening project in Grayson County. Recipients of Feeding America food assistance were given growing containers, seeds and starts to grow food at their homes in 2014 and 2015. Liza visited the participants in their homes and did an[…]