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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 at home business.

Classes held in El Paso County

February 27, 2019 (Wednesday) – 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
March 8, 2019 (Friday) – 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
March 12, 2019 (Tuesday) 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
April 16, 2019 (Tuesday) 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
April 24, 2019 (Wednesday) 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
May 6, 2019 (Monday) 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
May 22, 2019 (Wednesday) 10:00 am to 12:30 pm

Cost $40.00 (3-year certification)

Pre-registration required. Registration closes day of the class at 8:00 am

To register – click here

Food PreservationPreservation

We offer a variety of food preservation classes including pressure canning, dehydration, pickling and bread making.

For a listing of classes in 2019 – click here