Recipe Roundup

Recipe Roundup

Applesauce Oatmeal 1 Cup Oats, instant or quick cooking 2 Cups Water½ teaspoon Ground Cinnamon ¼ teaspoon Ground Nutmeg 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract ¼ Cup Brown Sugar, packed ½ Cup Applesauce Boil the water, add oats, cook 7 minutes or until most of the water is...
Nature Immersion

Nature Immersion

With the addition of our new Youth Groups Coordinator, Lori Whipple, Beaver Ponds has launched a unique, vanguard programming series called Nature Immersion at Beaver Ponds. This programming allows Beaver Ponds to truly take advantage of our experiential, outdoor...
Gentian (genus Gentiana)

Gentian (genus Gentiana)

This short little flower has some vibrant blue and purple hues.  It does well at a high elevation (i.e. 10,500 feet) and is a well-known gastrointestinal tonic.  When I think of an old school tonic for the gut I think of gentian (GI tonic) and scutellaria (a...
Harvest Notes 2018

Harvest Notes 2018

At 10,500 feet we are grateful for any harvest we may produce.  This year we had the largest harvest in our history and expanded the raised beds while continuing soil development.  As a non-profit organization we are sincerely thankful for the help we receive from the...