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[…]
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[…]
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!
Independence Farmers Market News & Updates! April 15 @ 7:00 pm-9:00pm Learn more about the Independence Farmers Market and what’s new for 2019 at the Landcare meeting!
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 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[…]