2020 Presentation and meeting schedule

2020 Grayson LandCare  Presentation Schedule February 17-Reid Walters, Independence Town Manager, Town update March 16 – CANCELLED Britt Boucher, Forester, Planning for your forest’s future April 20- CANCELLED Michelle Pridgen, Native Pollinators & Build a pollinator box, Presentation is free, $5 covers the materials to build a box to take home Saturday April 25-CANCELLED– LandCare[…]

September meeting features announcement of the winners of Bug contest

Just a reminder to enter the Grayson LandCare(GLC) pest and beneficial bug photography contest. The last day to submit entries is Wednesday September 16th.  The winners will be announced via Zoom during the regular monthly GLC meeting Monday September 21 at 7pm.  These should be common pests or benefical insects of our local vegetable and[…]

July News from the Free Market

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[…]

Plant a row for the hungry

If seed sales this year are any indication, most of you planted a garden this year. The Independence Farmers Market and Grayson LandCare would like to encourage the community to “Plant a row for the hungry”. Plant A Row for the Hungry (PAR) is a national people-helping-people program that encourages gardeners to grow a little[…]

Grayson LandCare LandFair winners!

Grayson LandCare was unable to hold their annual Landcare Fair or “LandFair” this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic; however, awards were still given based on proposals submitted by this year’s contestants. The proposals are usually 1/3 of the entire project which also includes a poster and interview with the judges. Harriet Meineicke, LandFair cooridnator[…]

Monthly presentation features Robin Suggs discussing woodland medicinals

This will be an Online event at our usual 7pm meeting time. Our Zoom platform can allow 100 people, so please pass along to anyone who might be interested!- You can find the Zoom invitation at the bottom of the post. We are pleased to have Robin Suggs, the new Procurement/Grower Manager for the Agroforestry[…]