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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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Use these links to find the best and trusted methods and recipes to safely preserve your food at home!

CSU Preserve Smart

National Center For Home Food Preservation

CSU Nutrition, Food Safety & Health

Food Preservation
Drying Video
Freezing Video
Canning Video

Food Smart Colorado – Food Smart Colorado is a collection of information about food, nutrition and health, food safety, and various recipes and how-tos that has been developed over many years by faculty, staff, and student employees of CSU Extension.

Preserve Smart – Confidently preserve food at your elevation with guidance from Colorado State University

Food Systems – CSU
Farming the future of food

Nutrition, Food Safety & Health

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

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.