Regret to announce we have postponed the River Cleanup scheduled for this Saturday the 15th due to current river conditions. We have rescheduled this annual event to Saturday September 14th. -Keith Andrews Join the New River Conservation Club for a River Clean Up! 8am-1pm, 7107 Riverside Dr, Fries, VA 24330 Everyone Welcome! Teams, families, youth[…]
As the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Independence disbanded recently, they gave their remaining funds to a few local non-profits. The Free Market received a check for $750, a huge show of support for our mission. We are grateful for their generosity and will be thoughtful in how we use the funds they have entrusted to[…]
Join LandCare for a potluck dinner at Matthews Farm! Bring a dish to share and join us to learn more about Matthews Farm’s many programs and volunteer opportunities! 476 White Pine Rd, Galax, VA 24333-3532
U-pick black raspberries and blueberries, refreshments, hayrides and more! 3352 Battlefield Drive, Independence, VA 24348 276-773-2191 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Come to the Market and see what’s cooking today!. Learn how to cook fresh, local food. Samples are available and donations are appreciated.
The First Friday Film Series, hosted by Grayson LandCare & Church of the Good Shepherd brings documentary films to the public, complete with popcorn and panel discussions afterward. First Fridays at 7:00 pm, April through August at Church of the Good Shepherd: 9441 Grayson Pkwy, Galax. July 5th Earth Seasoned #GapYear Earth Seasoned…#GapYear is the inspiring story of five[…]
Sarah Ross, founder of Social Roots will join the Market from 9am to 1 pm Friday May 17. Social Roots promotes heirloom plants that are particularly well adapted to the South. One of the goals is to get people “hooked” on heirlooms. An heirloom is a plant variety that has a history of being passed[…]
Reclaiming the Biodiversity of Sri Lanka. One of our founders, Jerry Moles, has been working with Sri Lankan environmentalists for decades; and this winter several of us were able to go see what they are doing. It will inspire you to think about native plants and trees, and the services they provide for us!