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[…]

March Presentation- Intervening on Normal: Trauma, Substance Use, and Counseling in Appalachia

Intervening on Normal: Trauma, Substance Use, and Counselling in Appalachia will be presented by Darlene Vaughn at the Landcare meeting on Monday, March 18th, 7 pm at the LandCare office. Darlene has provided substance abuse counseling for twenty-five years, specializing in adolescent substance use, most recently, in Appalachia. Currently employed in rural community mental health,[…]

February Meeting- Opioid Analgesics: Pain and Abuse

February 18, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm @ the LandCare Office Dr. Linda Dykstra, Kenan Professor Emeritus in Psychology and Neuroscience, University of North Carolina (UNC) @ Chapel Hill will give a presentation titled: Opioid Analgesics: Pain and Abuse. Linda and her husband, Bill Hylander, became members of Grayson Landcare upon retiring to Grayson County where they own[…]