What Are LandCare Mini-Grants? Who Can Apply for One?

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[…]

Grayson Youth Can Win Up to $1,000 By Helping The Community

Grayson LandCare has announced the Twelfth Annual Land Stewardship Competition. All students grades 8-12 enrolled in a school in Grayson County (Grayson County Schools, Galax City Schools, Oak Hill Academy) or who are residents of Grayson County and homeschooled are encouraged to participate. The Land Stewardship Fair will be held Saturday, April 13, 2019, at[…]

LandCare Christmas Party December 17th

Join LandCare as we celebrate the holidays at 7:00 pm Monday, December 17th at the LandCare office in Independence. Bring an appetizer or drink to share. This year, we will collect items to support the Backpack Buddies program, which provides local students with child-friendly meals each Friday that they take home for the weekend. Please bring a[…]

Giving Thanks for an Abundant Year

As 2018 draws to a close, we are grateful for another abundant year in Grayson County.  We are thankful for our natural wealth of water, soil, plants and wildlife.  And we appreciate all our neighbors who participated in our events this year and helped us in any way.  We have grown in memberships, sponsorships, donors,[…]

Catherine Bukowski Presents: Community Food Forests November 19th

Discussion and book signing November 19th, 7 pm at the LandCare office in Independence. Catherine Bukowski is a researcher, author, and educator. She is also a consultant with Kindred Roots Design focusing on creating abundant landscapes and growing connected communities. She continues to pursue her doctoral degree in the College of Natural Resources and the Environment[…]

IFM Christmas Markets Nov 23 & Dec 1st

The Farmers Market returns to Town Park for on Green Friday, November 23rd from 11 am to 3 pm.  Enjoy free kids activities, listen to Christmas carols, shop for delicious local products and beautiful crafts and pick up your pre-ordered Christmas trees and wreaths. The Farmers Market is back in Town Park December 1st from 11[…]