Would you like to be a judge? As we add more exhibit categories to the next Grayson County Fair, we also need to add more judges! Judging categories vary from food preservation, dried foods and vinegars, and baked goods to photography, Legos and models, quilts, sewing and more. 2 judging schools will be held soon. I’ll[…]
Have you ever wondered how Rick and Jen grow such amazing produce? Farm Day is your chance to learn all about how they do things at Wagon Wheel Farm. We’ll show you how to bend hoops in case you want to experiment with growing in a tunnel. It won’t be as large as theirs, but[…]
Did you miss our raised bed workshop this spring? Here’s your chance to join us Saturday, November 11th from 9 am to noon for a hands-on raised bed workshop for all skill levels at the Grayson LandCare/IFM office at 108 Courthouse Street. Cost is $10 and light refreshments will be served.
Plan to join us Saturday April 1st from 10 am to 2 pm for a potluck lunch and a hands on raised bed workshop for all skill levels at the Grayson National Bank conference center in the Gywnn shopping center next to FoodCity . We’ll talk about planting dates, spacing, interplanting and succession plantings. Using[…]
The Independence Farmers Market will host an On-line Media workshop Friday April 8th from 10:30 to 11:45 in the auditorium of the 1908 Courthouse. Learn how to best use Facebook to promote your business. To get the most out of the training, please bring your computer. The workshop is free and open to the[…]
Suzanne Slack, regional horticulture extension agent will discuss strategies for organic control of pests and diseases of vegetable crops Friday February 26th from 1-2:30 pm at the Grayson County Library meeting room. The library is located at 147 S Independence Ave, Independence, Virginia 24348 Come at noon if you’d like to join us for a potluck[…]
Looking for a way to garden or farm and grow food and flowers for yourself, or to provide some extra income? Interested in a small way, a big way? Head for the next Independence Farmers Market workshop on April 18th at the Grayson Bank Conference Center in downtown Independence, VA. It’s a two-part all day[…]
It’s workshop season. The 1st FREE IFM workshop is Saturday March 28th from 8:30 am to noon at the Grayson National Bank Conference Center. We’re focusing on marketing and pricing your products, whether it’s vegetables, meats, eggs or artisan crafts. Mandy Archer with the Small Business Development Center at Cross Roads is our featured speaker.[…]