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The San Miguel Basin Extension office provides assistance and programs for citizens in five main areas: 4-H/Youth Development, Ag/Local Food, Gardening, Natural Resources and Home, Family & Health.

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Seed Saving Class
Date: October 23rd @Lone Cone Library, Norwood
9 am till 3 pm.  $10 or donation (to cover speaker costs)

This class is to educate about the importance of locally adapted seeds in a local food system and will support the San Miguel Basin Regional Seed Library.  We need more local seed-savers! 

Instructors are Yvette Henson, SMB CSU Extension and local Colorado Master Gardeners, Robin Young, CSU Extension Archuleta County and Laura Parker, owner of High Desert Seed Company in Colona.

The morning session will be at Norwood Lone Cone Library from 9 am till noon. We will cover basics and have some hands-on activities. Then for lunch, seed share and seed processing demonstrations will be at the Norwood Community Garden from noon till 3pm.  Bring your own lunch and seeds to share.

Call 970-327-4393,, Please register in advance so we get a count.

We are taking applications for the 2021/2022 Colorado Master Gardener Program (local Volunteer Track)

Go to this link for more information and to register

We will have a few local in-person hands-on classes to support the online content and to help our volunteers feel more confident and build community.

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Contact us at our local CSU Extension office: 970-327-4393  or

Or Stop By the Office Location:
Glockson (County) Building, CSU Extension Office @ 1120 Summit Street, Norwood, CO 81423