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Grow and Give Victory Garden

­ Grow & Give – Colorado Master Gardener Let’s Grow Together Learn to grow food and donate extra locally. The resources at the above link are designed to help you grow your own food this year and beyond. You got this, Colorado! Colorado State University Extension & Master Gardeners are here to help every step […]

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EX-Press E-newsletter

Keeping you up-to-date with CSU Extension’s EX-Press E-newsletter containing articles on exciting activities we do plus it contains links to current topics such as COVID-19. You can sign up now to receive this e-newsletter. Here are all the previous EX-Press Newsletters: March: April: May: June: Special Edition July:

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CSU Extension Jefferson County program changes due to COVID-19 As we learn how to maintain community safety from the COVID-19 virus, the Jeffco Extension Office is following state and county protocols resulting in the following: Virtual meetings and classes are still highly recommended whenever possible. However, with the Jeffco variance, in-person meetings, classes and programs […]

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Food Safety Training for Colorado Cottage Food Producers

Bring Your Food Product to Market! On-line Food Safety Training covers specifics of the Colorado Cottage Food Act and how to safely operate a food business from a home kitchen. You will learn: • Basic food safety – including proper hygiene; preventing cross contamination and cross contact of food allergens; temperature control for safe food […]

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Youth and Family with Promise Mentors Needed

4-H National Mentoring Program Youth and Family with Promise Mentors provide an invaluable service to the program. They are caring adults who are committed to changing the lives of youth. These at-risk kids need committed and consistent adult role models in their lives. Please only apply if you can commit to spending a year with […]

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Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.