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The Mediterranean Diet- A dietary pattern for healthy living

April 6, 2022 — FREE

Join CSU Extension-Pueblo County Agent, Laura Griffin, to learn how to apply the Mediterranean diet to enjoy good food and improve your health.

Visit our Mediterranean Diet page for details and registration information


lunch and learn high altitude baking on green and yellow backgroundHigh Altitude Baking Lunch and Learn
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
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At altitudes above 3,000 feet, the preparation of baked goods may require changes in time, temperature or recipe. Join Extension Agent, Laura Griffin, for this free webinar to learn the small adjustments you can make to improve your baking


cottage foods 2022 in green over a photo of pastel cupcakes Local class presented by Laura Krause, FCS Agent, Pueblo County. May 26, 1:00-4:00 pm with the link to register: 






jars of apricot preserves with the words "cottage foods safety training" in green over the top of the imageOnline Food Safety Training for Colorado Cottage Foods Producers
2022 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.