The CATE Center will host a beekeepers class in the CATE Center starting April 17. The class will meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00 until 7:00 through May 10th. The cost is $50.00 per person or $70.00 per couple. Books will be provided. The instructor is Mickey Cunningham. Please RSVP to Angie Lawson by[…]
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS), in cooperation with agency stakeholders, developed Virginia’s Voluntary Plan to Mitigate the Risk of Pesticides to Managed Pollinators (also known as the Pollinator Protection Plan) which is part of a national effort by state and federal agencies to help reverse pollinator losses and restore pollinator populations. VDACS’ Plan[…]
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Join us for Grayson LandCare’s Annual Meeting, Potluck Dinner, & Service Auction! 6:00 pm, Monday, October 16th, 2017 at Summerfield Farm (the Fant’s residence), 6957 Peach Bottom Road, Independence, VA 24348 Please bring a friend and a dish to share! Sign up for the potluck at http://www.perfectpotluck.com/meals.php?t=NYWW3214&v=a5909bff60 Service Auction Items Include: Michelle Pridgen: Learn to make soap—the[…]
Published in the Independence Declaration By Shaina Stockton Tuesday, September 19, 2017 INDEPENDENCE — The Free Market, a new resource offered by Grayson LandCare in the former Briarpatch Metalworks building in Independence, celebrated their grand opening with an open house and ribbon untying ceremony last Thursday. Grayson LandCare President Kathy Cole used recycled ribbons for the ceremony[…]
Matthews Living History Farm Museum, 476 White Pine Road, Galax Map. A quote from the website: Our story is the story of Appalachia, the story of rugged beauty, self-reliance, perseverance, and the abundance of nature. We will meet at 7:00 at the Pavilion (straight up the driveway) for a POTLUCK PICNIC. Plates, cups, napkins, utensils[…]
Grayson LandCare is awarding mini-grants up to $500 for projects led by members that have significant interest and fit our mission. We have had 10 projects presented to the membership, and we have awarded three mini-grants so far this year. The Stream Restoration Project purchased over 1,000 live stakes and showed landowners how to plant[…]