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The Pueblo County Extension office provides assistance and programs for citizens in five main areas: Agriculture, Horticulture, Family and Consumer Science, Natural Resources and 4-H Youth Programs.

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Preserving the Harvest
Food Preservation Class Series 2023 

For all classes:
Contact:   Laura Griffin 719-583-6566
Location: CSU Extension – Pueblo County,
701 Court Street, Suite C
Pueblo, CO  81003
Fee:        $15.00 per class,
Class is limited to 8 participants

To register with cash or check only:  Mail or bring check or cash only to CSU Extension-Pueblo County.
Make check payable to: Pueblo County Extension Program Fund.

To register online by credit card: Use the link listed under the class description for each class.

8 jars of a red jellyJams and Jellies
Wednesday, June 7, 2023
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Learn the role of pectin in gelling and get hints and tips to get the right consistency. Receive recipes for canned jams and jellies as well as freezer/refrigerator jellies.
Register by 6/5/23 at



jars of canned pears on a wire rackWater Bath Canning
Wednesday, June 28, 2023
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This workshop will hone your canning skills using the water bath method for high acid fruits.
Register by 6/26/23 at




two jars of green beans in a pressure cannerPressure Canning
Wednesday, July 19, 2023
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This workshop will teach pressure canning skills for low acid foods. Learn ways to prevent spoilage and illness.
Register by 7/17/23 at




three canning jars of sliced picklesPickling
Wednesday, August 9, 2023
1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Making and canning your own pickles is one of the easiest things you can do with produce! This class will cover: Pickling fruits; Pickling vegetables; Pickled relishes.
Register by 8/7/23 at