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Cottage FoodsCottage Foods

Are you interested in bringing your home-made food products to market? CSU Extension- El Paso County offers a training that will meet the food safety training requirement of the Colorado Cottage Food Law. Learn foods permissible in the Cottage Foods Act, ingredient labeling requirements, as well as basic food safety for a  home business.

            Classes held in EL Paso County  (Click on each date to register)

                                                May 31, 2018 – 10:00 am to 2:00 pm 
                                                June 7, 2018 – 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

                                                                                                            Cottage Foods Re-Certification
                                                                                                            July 12 – 10:00 am to 11:30 am


                                                             Click here for more information and classes held outside of El Paso County



Food PreservationPreservation

We offer a variety of food preservation classes including pressure canning, dehydration, pickling and bread making. Look out for a class scheduling coming soon.