Danny Boyer To Give Presentation on “Standing Forage” at January Monthly GLC Meeting.

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[…]

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[…]

Monday, 19th August, 7 pm: Composting for Solid Waste Management (and to make good stuff). Tom Simpson, Ph.D.

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[…]