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Contact: Ann Duncan MS, RDN
Tri River Area FCS CSU Extension Agent
1001 North 2nd Street
Montrose, CO 81401
970-249-3935 (Montrose)
Serving Montrose, Mesa, Delta and Ouray Counties

Food Safety Training for Cottage Food Producers 

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. 

2022 courses will be offered online on the following dates. Click each date below to register and learn more about the program.