We need your letters of support for Town Park

The Town of Independence is applying for funding that will include Town Park. If you are so inclined, please send a letter of support to our Town Manager Reid Walters BEFORE the end of February. Here are all the details and thanks! Independence is applying for a Community Development Block Grant from the Virginia Department[…]

Grow more vegetables-Pest, disease and fertility

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[…]

2019 Events

2019  IFM Events -all events are Fridays unless noted otherwise Saturday January 26– Grow More Vegetables for farm and garden workshop. 9am to noon, 108 Courthouse St. $10 includes snacks.  Learn how to grow more in less space. Saturday February 23-Pest, disease and fertility for farm and garden.  9am to noon, 108 Courthouse St. $10.[…]

It’s seed catalog season

Is your mailbox full of seed catalogs?  Mine is and I can’t be happier!  I love reading the descriptions, looking at the pictures, dreaming of next years garden, tidy and weed free….Okay, back to reality.  Before you buy a bunch of new seed, do a germination test on seeds left over from last season and[…]