Thank You for Making Pumpkin Walk a Great Success

This year’s Pumpkin Walk was a huge success. It would have not been as illuminating (with 258 pumpkins) without the strong support of our wonderful community. Thank you for all who came and enjoyed and all who worked behind the scenes. Congratulations to Magic Newcomers for winning our Pumpkin Tower carving contest! It was a tight race. Thanks to all …

Annual Bird Seed & Suet Sale

Rockbridge Bird Club and Rockbridge Farmers Co-op are co-sponsoring their annual birdseed and suet sale to benefit Boxerwood. Order online or Print out & send checks to Boxerwood 963 Ross Rd, Lexington, VA 24450 10 a.m. to noon and 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Rockbridge Farmers Co-op

Eco Printing and Yoga in the Garden

Sunday, November 3, 3:00 – 5:30 pmFees: $35 Non-Member,$20 Boxerwood MembersTo register,email:info@boxerwood.org Become a member when you register to save $15 on your registration fee and receive member discounts for future events! Visit Boxerwood.org/join to become a member today! Ecoprinting is the process of printing on cloth or paper using natural materials such as leaves, flowers, seeds, grasses, and bark. Through a steaming …

3rd Annual Carve-A-Palooza

Boxerwood needs lots and lots of carved pumpkins to make this year’s Pumpkin Walk a success! Thursday, October 2412:45 – 3:45 pm Meet at the hill next to Waddell at the corner of Jordan & Highland Hosted by Discovery Heights A pumpkin carving party to support Boxerwood’s Pumpkin Walk. Last year, Discovery Heights contributed a whopping 33 pumpkins and we would …

Are You Ready to Join Us For The Pumpkin Walk ?

October 25 & 26, 6:00 – 8:30 pm(rain date Sunday, October 27) Our popular Pumpkin Walk returns in a new garden space at Boxerwood. Lit jack-o-lanterns will wind through Boxerwood’s trails for a night of fear-free fun for all ages. You provide the pumpkins and your carving creativity, and we’ll provide the venue, complete with donuts, hot drinks for sale …

Have a Brew for Boxerwood

An enthusiastic time was had by all at Great Valley Farm Brewery for the first of several events celebrating Boxerwood’s 20th Anniversary A few highlights from the afternoon include Boxerwood board members Jessica Buhler and Matt Crance entertaining kids, great tunes by Honest Labor, and a fun (slightly competitive) raffle of our new sustainability theme kits packaged in our new …

Beyond Recycling: Strategies for Low-Waste Households

By popular demand, Alex Wilson, presenter of Beyond Recycling: Strategies for Low Waste Households has provided a brief summary on how you can reduce dependency on plastic by focusing on three specific areas . Thanks to Alex and all of our presenters for the latest round of Walk & Talk workshops Alex Wilson is studying environmental law at W&L Fossil fuel companies …

. . . with a little help from our friends

Although education is our focus,our facilities need maintenance to keep us up and running. We are seeking faithful funders to help with immediate needs this fall. $4,100 – HVAC mini-split – Our boiler is almost 70 years old, and in danger of failure! Help us secure a dependable heat source for the Lodge this winter. $1,800 – Arborist – We must attend to large dead …

We Have Raised The Roof… THANK YOU!!

The long-awaited and much needed repairs to Munger Lodge’s roof are complete! We sincerely thank our 2018 Giving Tuesday donors for kicking off the roof fund and United Way of Rockbridge by the generous bequest of Ellen Charske for providing the grant to complete the work.

The Wildflower Economy

Have you ever thought about why non-profits exist? In our economic landscape, there are niches that are not filled by the usual players: government agencies or for-profit businesses. Usually, the founders of non-profits see an unmet need; for a variety of reasons, those needs are not met, or cannot be met through a market system or through government intervention. In …