#GivingTuesdayNow is a global event created to try and meet the needs of our local communities during the Covid-19 pandemic. Grayson LandCare, like the rest of our friends and neighbors, has had to adjust our activities because of the recent Stay-at-home orders and other safety precautions. We have had to cancel most of our presentations[…]
Grayson LandCare is pleased to announce the 2020 mini-grant award winners. Mini-grant awards are given to Grayson LandCare members to help them create or continue to support an idea that benefits the community. Both the Free Market and Farmers Market began with mini-grant support. This year, Hap Alexander received $500 to continue his work with[…]
Fermentation Friday AND Pepper Day September 13 @ 9:00 am- 1 pm Fermentation Friday returns to the Market on September 13. Carrie Gualt of Bird and Hopper Farm will host 2 demonstrations on preparing fermented foods. The demonstrations will begin at 10 am and again at noon. Fermentation is an ancient method of food preservation[…]
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[…]
Fiber Day and Christmas in August Craft fair August 23 August 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Last Fiber Day of the season. Don’t miss it! The Blue Ridge Fiber Guild will hold 2 Fiber Days at the Market this year: June 21 and August 23 during regular Market hours from 9 am to 1 pm.[…]
Come to the Market and see what’s cooking today!. Learn how to cook fresh, local food. Samples are available and donations are appreciated.
LandCare Memberships run January to December, so if you haven’t renewed your membership for 2019, now is the time! Please note: If you joined or renewed at the Annual Meeting & Auction or online in November or December 2018 you are all set for 2019!
Three years ago, Grayson LandCare changed its structure from four Standing Committees (Forestry, Livestock, Water/Energy, and Communications) to a project-based focus. The projects that were naturally arising from our members did not fit neatly into the Committee categories, and we realized they didn’t need to! So we looked at the activities that were thriving and[…]