PROGRAMS and WORKSHOPS

2014 ServSafe Certification Classes, All Locations-CO

  • Grand Junction Classes held at Business Incubator, 2591 B 3/4 Rd, Grand Junction.
  • Montrose Classes held at the Montrose County Fairgrounds, Friendship Hall
  • Gunnison Classes held at the Gunnison County Fairgrounds
  • Ridgway Classes held at the 4-H Event Center
  • To register, please call our office at 970-244-1834. For more information (click here))
  • JUST ADDED: ServSafe class in Spanish. May 15, 2014 in Telluride, 333 W. Colorado Ave, 2nd Floor. For more information (click here))

     

    Food Safety for Cottage Foods Producers, May 22, 2014 - Delta

    May 22, 2014. 2:00 - 4:00 PM. Being held at the Delta County Courthouse, Room #234. This training will provide food safety requirements for Colorado Cottage Food Act. Learn food safety considerations in setting up your home for a food business. Cost is $25. Register by calling the Mesa County Extension office, 244-1834 or at the door.


    Native Plant Master Courses, April - June, 2014

    Colorado State University Extension Tri-River Area is offering three courses on Native Plants. If you would love to learn more about native plants, how you can use them in landscapes and the difference between weeds and native plants, this is the class for you. The first course will start at the Colorado National Monument on April 19, 2014. The other two will be offered at Black Canyon of the Gunnison and Grand Mesa. There will be 3 sessions per location. A Native Plant Master certificate can be obtained by attending and passing all three classes. The price of the courses is dependent on whether students want to complete volunteer hours. Contact Susan Carter at CSU TRA to obtain an application and complete course guideline at (970) 244-1841 or susan.carter@mesacounty.us or stop by 2775 Hwy 50 Grand Junction.


    Saturday Canning Class - 2014

    Colorado State University Extension Tri-River Area is hosting hands-on Water Bath Canning workshops on Saturday, June 14, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Westminster Hall, 135 E. 4th Street, Delta, CO. The workshop will cover the basics of water bath canning and include a hands-on water bath canning demonstration. The cost to attend is $25. For more inforamtion and to register, please call the CSU Extension office in Grand Junction at 244-1834.


    Canning Classes - 2014

    June 14, 2014 Water Bath Canning Basics - Delta. July 31, 2014 and August 1, 2014. Colorado State University Extension, Tri River Area is hosting a two day canning class at Westminster Hall, 135 E. 4th Street, Delta, CO. First day you will be taught the water bath canning procedures. The second day you will be taught the pressure canning procedures. August 7th & 8th, two day canning class in Grand Junction. August 21st & 22nd - Canning 101 in Montrose and September 12th - Canning Meat & Salsa in Grand Junction. For more questions, and to register - call the CSU Extension office in Grand Junction at 970-244-1834.