Danny Boyer, lifelong resident of Grayson County, grass-fed beef producer, past President of Grayson LandCare, and retired NCRS conservation technician, will present his research on forage at the January monthly meeting of Grayson LandCare. The meeting will be Monday, January 20th at 7 pm. Danny has used rotational grazing for several years, and has been[…]
Join LandCare to celebrate the holiday season on Monday, December 16th @6:00 PM at the LandCare office. Bring a finger food and beverage to share, and shelf-stable and weatherproof food items to donate to the Little Free Pantries in our area, and wear your Christmas finery. We will have a representative from the Regional Animal[…]
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[…]
November 18th 7:00 pm @ the LandCare Office Join us to hear readings from two local authors: Richard Rouse “The Welcome Home Door” and Deborah Tilson Clark “Friend, Foe, or Family” The Welcome Home Door is lighthearted, humorous storytelling from a seasoned traveler firmly grounded now in rural Southern Appalachia. With a love of[…]
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[…]
More than half of the solid waste generated in Virginia (and the US) is organic material that could potentially be composted. As environmental concerns, costs and difficulty in siting landfills have increased, efforts to expand recycling and composting as solid waste management alternatives have increased. Yard wastes, typically grass and leaves, are by far the[…]
Join LandCare for a potluck dinner at Matthews Farm! Bring a dish to share and join us to learn more about Matthews Farm’s many programs and volunteer opportunities! 476 White Pine Rd, Galax, VA 24333-3532
Reclaiming the Biodiversity of Sri Lanka. One of our founders, Jerry Moles, has been working with Sri Lankan environmentalists for decades; and this winter several of us were able to go see what they are doing. It will inspire you to think about native plants and trees, and the services they provide for us!