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July meeting features the Permaculture Garden

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Join us July 18th at the Church of the Good Shepherd to tour the Permaculture Garden.  This GLC project started 5 years ago when Cynthia Taylor offered to teach a permaculture class and the Church of the Good Shepherd offered to let the group use a 1/2 acre as a demonstration garden for permaculture, with the provision that it be used to grow food for people in need.  Turning a hayfield into a vibrant, productive food forest doesn’t happen overnight; but as the community partners celebrate the fifth anniversary of this initiative, it is beginning to “bear fruit.”  The garden now includes a  pollinator garden along the driveway, a food forest, a vegetable garden, a Cross Garden and wooden benches for rest and mediation.
The Permaculture Group has logged 3100 hours of volunteer labor in the last five years.  More volunteers are needed, and anyone is welcome to join the group.

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Date:
July 18
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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Church of the Good Shepherd
9441 Grayson Pkwy
Galax, VA 24333 United States
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Grayson LandCare
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