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ECAA Roundup 11/18/2022

November 18, 2022 Small Town Christmas The best way to build a sense of community is to be involved with your community. Why not start with a small commitment with volunteer opportunities for the upcoming Elizabeth Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting? We are still looking for baker elves willing to make …

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ECAA Roundup 11/11/2022

November 11, 2022 Memorial for Alan Holman ECAA and the Elbert County Master Gardeners will host a memorial for Alan Holman on Thursday, November 17th, 7:00 pm at 7573 Pine Crest Drive, Kiowa. Alan’s son and daughter-in-law plan to attend. Attendees may bring photographs to display. The event will be …

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ECAA Roundup 11/4/2022

November 4, 2022 Memorial for Alan Holman ECAA and the Elbert County Master Gardeners will host a memorial for Alan Holman on Thursday, November 17th, 7:00 pm at 7573 Pine Crest Drive, Kiowa. Alan’s son and daughter-in-law plan to attend. Attendees may bring photographs to display. The event will be …

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ECAA Roundup 10/29/2022

October 29, 2022 Harvest Today! Be a part of the community and cheer on your ECAA volunteers by stopping by to say hello and maybe even handing out a few treat bags to the kids on Main Street in Elizabeth today. This is the second year we have offered members …

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ECAA Roundup 10/22/2022

October 22, 2022 Late Year Tax Advice Farm taxes can be confusing and exhausting, but now is a good time to anticipate your tax situation at year’s end and make some changes. Check out this article on tax issues to look at this year: https://www.agweb.com/news/business/taxes-and-finance/4-tax-items-cross-your-operations-2023-checklist. Trivia In 1995 what vegetable …

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ECAA Roundup 10/14/2022

October 15, 2022   Remembering Alan Holman Our friend and board member, Alan Holman passed away on October 5th. Alan was a founding member of the Elbert County Agricultural Alliance as well as an active Master Gardener. He was friendly, witty, cheerful, kind, and a quiet, nice guy. He always …

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ECAA Roundup 9/30/2022

September 30, 2022   Tourism Survey for Elbert County Is your business related engaged in agritourism? If so, please participate in this survey on tourism in Elbert County. The Eastern Colorado Council of Governments has received a grant to develop a tourism program for Cheyenne, Elbert, Kit Carson, and Lincoln …

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ECAA Roundup 9/23/2022

September 23, 2022 The Weedy Baker If you have a lot of overgrowth in your yard this fall, don’t despair. Make brownies instead. This article tells you how to harvest dock seeds and make a flower suitable for brownies, crackers, and other baked goodies: https://www.treehugger.com/make-flour-dock-seeds-6665794. Breakfast and a Fair Come …

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ECAA Roundup 9/16/2022

September 16, 2022 Breakfast and a Fair Come to the Homestead Fair early to enjoy a pancake breakfast while the vendors setup beginning at 7:00 a.m. then stay for the main event beginning at 9:00 a.m. There are still a few vendor spots left. To sign up go to: https://elbertcountyagalliance.org/fair/. …

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ECAA Roundup 8/26/2022

August 26, 2022 Common Scents for Working Dogs On September 6th Victoria Long will be teaching a scent work class for dogs. For more information go to https://www.thewineglassranch.com. Old Time Cookbooks Go Digital The White House Cookbook was first published in 1887 and released in revised versions over the years. Cookbook …

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