ECAA Roundup 08/27/2021

August 27, 2021

Mother Earth News Online Permaculture Course
Highlighting their brand-new book, Michelle Avis, Rob Avis, and Takota Coen deliver inspiring, information-packed keynotes on their process to overcome, overwhelm, and design and build a thriving permaculture property. Additionally, they will interview other permaculture pioneers to gain insights into the strategies and tactical tips at the root of their success. For more information and to register go to: https://online.motherearthnewsfair.com/p/build-your-permaculture-property/

Creating a Destination Business
Agritourism developers should clear their calendars for a workshop coming up on September 8th in Hugo, Colorado. The cost is $35. Lunch and a business consultation is included. Learn the “New Rules” that every small business must start using to become a uniquely positioned destination capable of pulling in customers from hundreds of miles away! A destination capable of creating a thriving community. Register at: https://clients.coloradosbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=30410363.

Vendor Opportunities
The Elizabeth Area Chamber has released vendor information for Pints in the Pines taking place Saturday, September 18th at Casey Jones Park. 10’x10’ booths cost $125. Hours are noon to 10:00 p.m. Go to www.elizabethchamber.org for more information or contact me at ponderosaplains@gmail.com. More vendor opportunities will be coming up at the Chamber’s Harvest Festival being held downtown on October 30th so stay tuned.

Geese 101
Put your earbuds in and learn about geese while you work with this podcast from Mother Earth News: https://www.motherearthnews.com/podcast/geese-101-zepz2010zmit

Credit Unions are Co-Ops Too
On Tuesday, September 14 at 12:00 pm the National Farmers Union’s will host a webinar on credit unions as a co-op: not for profit, not for charity, but for service. They will discuss the origins and development of the credit union movement, the unique role of Community Development Credit Unions, and how these member-owned financial co-ops grow community wealth, support economic development, and build resilient local economies. Check it out at: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3i3kySJ4Sbqx_rMQlzp5Sw

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