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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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Learn how to safely produce food from home as a cottage food business.

This 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.

2022 SERVSAFE® Classes on the Western Slope; Locations may vary, see dates coming up!




–Additional classes may be added

How to Register: Complete the registration form, select payment and mail it. Invoicing may be requested by phone only. *You may also call us at (970) 249-3935, Contact is Ann Duncan, CSU Extension FCS Agent

Click here for registration form.

Online Food Safety Training for Cottage Foods Producers

Registration is $50 for online classes.2022 courses will be offered online on the following dates. Click each date below to register and learn more about the program. 

Video Programs through CSU Food Systems, click here

This Issue of Small Acreage Management Newsletter has:

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Beef with a story to it 
10 Tips on Managing Drought Stressed Horse Pastures 
Journal Entry from a Bird Conservationist Livestock Checkpoints Planned in Brand States