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The Extension office offers many opportunities to try your hand at preparing and preserving food. Please contact the office to find out more information (970) 879-0825 or email
Below is listed our scheduled events.

  • Food Preservation 101: in this class, you’ll learn the basics of preserving food through freezing, dehydrating, canning, and fermenting. You’ll understand how and why we preserve food, what happens during the process, and what equipment looks and feels like (because you can check out the equipment just like a library from Extension!). 
    Upcoming Food Preservation 101 classes: Tuesday, May 14th 4-5pm (FREE)

Class Schedule for May:

Cottage Foods Training (OL) Saturday, May 3rd 9:00 am Register online using the QR Code.

Budget Friendly Apps (Moffat County): Thursday, May 16th 10 am.

CANCELLED – Strawberry Jam Canning: Saturday, June 15th 10 am in Steamboat Springs