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The Archuleta 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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Are you interested in producing food from a home kitchen with intent to sell to the public? If so, you need to complete a food safety training per the Colorado Cottage Foods Act. This training meets that requirement and upon passing, provides you with a certificate of training valid for three years. In addition to the certificate, you will gain knowledge in basic food safety to help protect you from liability and your consumers from food borne illness. You will leave with an understanding of what foods are considered eligible under the Act. To help you succeed, plentiful resources will be provided to help you learn the in’s and out’s of running a small business.

If you wish to pay by cash or check, please register by contacting Nicole Clark.

nicole.clark@colostate.edu or 970-382-6461

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February 11, 2022
12:00pm
On-Line Class
$50
Click here to Pre-Register

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March 30, 2022
12:00pm
On-line class
$50
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September 13, 2022
1:00PM
On-line class
$50

Click here to Pre-Register

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December 3, 2022
9:00AM
On-line class
$50
Click here to Pre-Register

Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.