Save Resources by Shopping at the Free Market!

If you think of the Free Market as a place only for people who can’t afford new items, think again!  Anyone who wants to be more “green” or sustainable in their lifestyle can help the environment by finding used items rather than buying new, thereby saving the raw materials that would be used to make[…]

Free Market Magic! May Update

It’s so exciting to be open again, watching people find just the right item to take home!  A gentleman who raises peacocks was thrilled to find a large mirror with a plastic frame; he puts mirrors in their pen because peacocks love to look at themselves.  🙂  And a set of 1950’s Fire King dishes brought one[…]

Free Market News For February

Even though the Free Market remains closed to the public, we are working on two initiatives.  The Outreach Section is open by appointment to clients of Social Service and Mental Health agencies in our area.  We can provide dishes, cookware, silverware, towels, sheets and blankets/bedspreads to clients in need of those items.  With the CARES[…]

FREE MARKET RECEIVES CARES GRANT

The Free Market received a grant from Grayson County from funds provided inthe first CARES Stimulus Bill to help local non-profits recover losses and covercosts due to the pandemic. This will cover the loss of donations from the monthsin 2020 that we were closed and the coming months until we are able to safelyopen to[…]

2020 Achievements

Grayson LandCare added 3 member-driven projects this year, despite the pandemic: Food Independence, a much-needed food pantry located in Independence,  a new Seed saving group that will partner with the Wythe-Grayson Regional Library, and a new School gardening initiative The Annual meeting was held via Zoom and the Auction ran from October 16-November 1st. Thanks[…]

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