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ECAA Roundup 7/29/2022

Calculating Farm Taxes At noon on Monday, August 15th the USDA will host a free webinar on how to use their interactive tax calculator tool that is available on ruraltax.org. Adam Kantrovichm the Director of Clemson University Extension Income Tax School will lead the presentation. To register go to: https://www.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_hd7BRiO7T-2gm3jIGHzJPQ?utm_campaign=taxprep&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery. …

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ECAA Roundup 6/24/2022

June 24, 2022 Ask a Farmer We had a great time at Ask a Farmer last week. We met some new people who asked questions about everything from bees to goats. Tell your friends that we’ll be hosting Ask a Farmer again next year. Trivia What family of fruits grow …

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ECAA Roundup 6/10/2022

June 17, 2022 More on Composting! On Saturday, June 18th at 10:00 a.m. Richer Lands Compost has invited us to join them for a free tour and talk about composting. To register go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/making-great-compost-at-richer-lands-composting-tickets-364240782987. Ask a Farmer On Sunday, June 19th you can join a panel of ECAA members …

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ECAA Roundup 6/10/2022

June 10, 2022 Updated Regulations on Selling Meat in Colorado During the 2021 Legislative Session the “Ranch to Plate Act” passed promoting increased access for consumers to directly purchase meat from local ranchers through the use of live animal-share agreements. This act clarifies that the sale of animals, animal shares, …

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ECAA Roundup 5/27/2022

May 27, 2022 Handsome Needs a Home Handsome is a sweet natured, one year old Ameraucana rooster whose farmer is not a morning person. He has been around children and dogs. Looking to rehome, not crockpot. If interested, call Renee at 720-635-5037. Composting Class If you missed the composting class …

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ECAA Roundup 5/20/2022

May 20, 2022 Postponed: Raising a Gentleman Rooster Due to the snowstorm the Raising a Gentleman Rooster class has been postponed until September 24, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. Sign up at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/258281596207. ECAA Board Meeting If you’re interested in joining ECAA or a member who wants to know what the …

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ECAA Roundup 5/6/2022

May 6, 2022 Plant Sale The Elbert Woman’s Club is sponsoring its annual breakfast and plant sale on May 22 from 8:00 a.m. to noon at the Mercantile Building (24223 Eccles, Elbert, CO). The cost for breakfast is $9 for adults, $5 for kids, and toddlers 2 and under are …

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ECAA Roundup 4/22/2022

April 22, 2022 Herbalism Class Spring is in the air which means your property will soon fill itself with medicinal herbs. Old Willow Mercantile and Discovery Center is offering herbalism classes for children and adults that include a wildcrafting hike. The adult class offers the opportunity to make two herbal …

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ECAA Roundup 4/15/2022

April 15, 2022 Homestead Fair Returns! The Homestead Fair is back for 2022. Join us October 8th at Casey Jones Park for the return of the Homestead Fair, where our producers and crafters will share local products. There will be music, activities, food, animals, and crafts. Vendors and sponsors can …

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ECAA Roundup 4/8/2022

April 8, 2022 Tomorrow! Learn and Share at the Member Meeting Meet other members, share your projects, find out what others are doing, learn about ECAA initiatives and programs, and test your agricultural knowledge. Mix, mingle, and snack before a brief member meeting, which will be followed by agricultural trivia. …

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