Cottage Food Producers
Colorado State University is now offering Cottage Food Safety Training
The training will cover how to safely handle and operate a food business from your home kitchen.
This training includes:
- Basic food safety requirements; including food contamination and cross contact of food allergens.
- Temperature control
- Safe transport
- Permissable foods under the Colorado Cottage Food Act.
Local classes offered at the Extension Office (click to register)
For classes offered in the Front Range Region
Master Food Safety Advisor
Colorado State University Extension in El Paso County now has a local Master Food Safety Advisor.
The Master Food Safety Advisor is a volunteer trained to provide the public with research-based information from Colorado State University and USDA
Food Saftey Team members can help families and individuals minimize food waste by answering questions about:
• Food safety and storage
• Preventing food borne illnesses
• Emergency preparedness
• Canning, freezing, pickling/fermenting and drying your garden, farmer’s market or store bought bounty
If you have questions about safe food preparations, canning, drying or freezing food, call 520-7690 or send email to CSUfoodsafety@elpasoco.com