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2018 El Paso County Extension Classes and Workshops

We offer a variety of classes and hands-on workshops in El Paso County throughout the year. They range from consumer education in home gardening, food preservation, and safety to backyard beekeeping. We also offer workforce certification courses in Cottage Foods, Landscaping and Agriculture business development. Check back often to find classes we are offering at locations throughout the county.

Pre-registration required. Click on each date to register.

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Eating Smart Cooking Smart

A four week series held every Wednesday starting January 30, 2019 through February 20, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

This fun hands-on introductory nutrition education program focuses on the following topics:

  • Healthy Eating
  • Keeping Your Food Safe
  • Healthy Cooking

If you would like to learn how to eat healthier and how to prepare some healthy recipes, these classes are for you. You will be preparing and sampling recipes at each session.

Each participant will receive an Eating Smart Cooking Smart Cookbook and Certificate.

Cost $40.00  

Pre-registration required. Registration open soon!


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24th – Cottage Food Training