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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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home canned green beans, carrots, tomato sauce, beetsPreserving the Harvest

Learn how to safely water bath, pressure can, make jams & jellies, and pickle in our series of food preservation. Class sized are limited so sign up now at our Preserving the Harvest page.




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Online Food Safety Training for Colorado Cottage Foods Producers
2023 courses

Learn how to safely produce food from home as a cottage food business. This online course covers a variety of topics that include: basic food safety, foods that are permissible under the updated Colorado Cottage Foods Act, ingredient labeling, special considerations for food preparation at high altitudes, and safe food sampling best practices. Registration is $50. Visit our Cottage Foods Classes page for dates and registration information.