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Category Archives: Jeffco Extension

Talk with your teen about Hopefulness & Coping

Again this month, the Twelve Talks workgroup opted to promote a “talk” that is applicable to our current situation, this time on Hopefulness and Coping. Talking to teens about hope and coping might be hard when all of us are dealing with fear, anxiety, financial worries, work pressures, and so much more. Just by opening […]

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Grow and Give Victory Garden

Let’s Grow Together Learn to grow food and donate extra locally. The resources 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 of the way. More resources are added weekly and will change with […]

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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: August: […]

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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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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.