We talked about using the broad fork for bed preparation in our “Grow More Vegetable” classes. Here are some pictures I took last spring. Mid to late March is the time to start planting peas, spinach, kale, carrots and cabbage outside. The row cover is handy in case we get a cold snap. The large[…]
Join us this week at the Kid’s Corner from 10-11 am to make NATURE CROWNS! Kids of all ages are welcome to participate and activities are always free.
Join us at the Kid’s Corner on June 14th at the Independence Farmers Market between 10-11 am to make SEED BOMB LOLLIPOPS! Kids of all ages are welcome to participate and activities are always free.
Join us Sunday May 26th from 2- 5 pm at Wagon Wheel Farm, 1322 Gold Hill Rd, Independence VA for an afternoon of hands-on activities. See and try out some of the best market garden tools. If you’ve taken our “Grow More Vegetables” class, you’ll see those spacings and planting ideas in the ground and[…]
It’s hard to believe that opening day is here at last. We have a great day planned! Chef Charles Parker from Heartwood is now the Local Food Ambassador for Friends of Southwest Virginia. He will be hosting a cooking demonstration during the entire Market. We have added an Artisan Craft Fair so you can do[…]
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[…]
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[…]