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[…]
Intervening on Normal: Trauma, Substance Use, and Counselling in Appalachia presented by Darlene Vaughn at the Landcare meeting on Monday, January 21st at 7:00 pm.
Join LandCare as we celebrate the holidays at 7:00 pm Monday, December 17th at the LandCare office in Independence. Bring an appetizer or drink to share. This year, we will collect items to support the Backpack Buddies program, which provides local students with child-friendly meals each Friday that they take home for the weekend. Please bring a[…]