Abby was The Free Market’s entry in the Independence July Fourth scarecrow contest. Although Abby didn’t make the winner’s podium, her creation – almost exclusively from items from The Market – was a fun project. The scarecrow building crew was Kathy Cole, Betty and Allen Stephenson, Elizabeth Haskin, and Jean Roznik. Update on opening:We do[…]
SPECIAL COMPETITION: Grayson LandCare(GLC) is sponsoring a pest and beneficial bug photography contest. This was originally planned to be a special class of the Grayson County Fair photography contest. Unfortunately, like so many large events this year, the Fair has been cancelled. However, we decided to proceed with the competition. These should be common pests or[…]
Grayson County and Town of Independence officials are offering help during this unpressidented situation. Here are some links you might find helpful https://www.graysoncountyva.gov/coronavirus-19/ http://independenceva.com/ Here’s the link to the resources the hot line volunteers are using https://graysonlandcare.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Volunteer-Resources-4.3.pdf Here’s a link to some of the current loans https://graysonlandcare.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/loan-info.pdf You can also contact Mandy Archer, Director, Blue[…]
We regret that given the current situation caused by the COVID19 virus, Grayson LandCare will be unable to hold the actual LandCare Fair and judge the presentations on April 25 as planned. Awards this year will be based only on the quality of the proposals. The proposals are typically 1/3 of the score and this[…]
Deadline to enter proposals extended until April 9. We regret that given the current situation we will be unable to hold the actual LandCare Fair and judge the presentations. Awards this year will be based only on the quality of the proposals. Stay tuned for more updates!
GCPW will start accepting #1 and #2 plastic at the Public Works facility from 8 am until 12 noon starting Wednesday March 3rd. A recycle bin will be available for the public each wed and sat from 8-12. I spoke with Jonathan Luper, he stressed ” No plastic bags can be deposited into the bin. I[…]
The Blue Ridge Discovery Center will host a special meeting event on Sunday, March 1st from 3-5 pm at the New River Wildlife Conservation Club in Fries, VA. The purpose of the event is to meet friends, build relationships, strengthen the community, and see what BRDC has been up to in Grayson County. The BRDC[…]
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[…]