Please save the date for Farm Day, Sunday May 26th from 2-5 pm at Wagon Wheel Farm. This is the grand finale of our Grow More Vegetables classes. The event is free and open to everyone. Farm Day features tours of Rick and Jen’s farm which includes a greenhouse and high tunnel as well as[…]
Join us for the 2nd workshop of the season February 23 from 9am to noon at the GLC/IFM office on 108 Courthouse Street. Cost is $10 and includes light refreshments. Learn to use the handy fertilizer calculator, how to set up a worm bin for making your own compost, and planning for likely diseases and[…]
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[…]