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March 1, 2020 Member Meeting Notes

Elbert County Agricultural Alliance Membership Meeting American Legion Elizabeth, Colorado March 1, 2020   Diane Cribley called the meeting to order at 2:10 p.m. Attendees introduced themselves and their interest in ECAA. Attendees included: Diane Cribley, Alan Holman, Sheila Zuschek, Tonya Roche, Robert Hammervold, Kim Babcock, Audine Zuschek, Rae Gerold-Smith, …

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February 1, 2020 Member Meeting Notes

We had a phenomenal turnout at today’s member meeting. There was so much we discussed and shared that I wanted to ensure that all of our members, whether in attendance or not, are able to have all of the details. There are a number of opportunities coming up and we …

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Letter from the Board of Directors (December 2019)

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Your Elbert County Ag Alliance Board of Directors has been busy this fall and we have a lot to share with you! You may be wondering what we’ve been up to since you have joined. Building a non-profit from the ground up can be a daunting task, but we are …

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Mousers

Written by Sheila Hammervold There are two important facts I know about mice. First, I really don’t like mice. It’s the only animal I know of that triggers an immediate primal reaction in me. Even if I am checking to see if a mouse trap has caught anything, the completely …

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Delicious Dinner Rolls

Written by Cassandra Folsom, Goathead Homestead (@goatheadhomestead) Hello! its Cassandra from the Goathead Homestead. Today I would like to share one of my family’s favorite recipes. It’s practically fool-proof and a great way to dive into the world of bread making if you’ve never done it before. These delicious dinner …

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Favorite Plants in Elbert County

When it comes to plants for pollinators that thrive in our area, we have a lot to choose from. Among others, many types of salvia and penstemon do very well. My favorites though are multi-purpose – edible, medicinal and beautiful. Here are some of my favorites. Korean Licorice Mint (a …

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Healthy Babies

Written by Diane Cribley, Falkor Ranch Just like humans, all mammal babies depend on their mom’s nutrition. However, they may be more dependant than you realize. Babies of all kinds rely on mom’s milk for their nutrition until their digestive systems are ready for them to forage for their own …

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