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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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What is FCS?

The Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) Program of CSU Extension provides trusted, research-based, practical education to help you solve problems, develop skills, and build a better future. FCS in Pueblo County offers informal classes for families and adults on food safety, economic issues, family issues, and nutrition and wellness as well as other related subjects.

To register for Family and Consumer classes, bring or mail fee to:
CSU Extension- Pueblo County, 701 Court Street, Suite C, Pueblo, CO 81003Check (payable to Extension Program Fund) or cash only- no credit or debit cards accepted. Payment must be received prior to deadline. Deadlines are generally four business days prior to class date, but check individual class flyers for deadline details. For more information, Call 719-583-6566.


Food Safety

Food Safety Training
Are you interested in bringing your home-made food products to market? CSU Extension- Pueblo County offers a training that will meet the food safety training requirement of the Colorado Cottage Food Law.  Learn foods permissible in the Cottage Foods Act, ingredient labeling requirements, as well as basic food safety for a home business.

Food Safety Works
A commitment to training food service employees in sound food safety principles is just good business! Food Safety Works- Safe Food Handler Training is a two-hour course offered by CSU Extension for food service workers that covers the basic requirements for safe food handling. For current schedule or to schedule a private group training for your business, contact CSU Extension at 719-583-6566 or Email Pueblo County Family and Consumer Sciences.

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