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Colorado Cottage Food Safety Training Online

2021 Trainings coming soon $40.00+eventbrite fee Register here Eventbrite This training covers specifics of the Colorado Cottage Food Act and how to safely operate a food business from a home kitchen. This is an intense 3 1/2 to 4-hour food safety training that provides a 3-year certification and meets the food safety training requirement for […]

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Xeric Gardening, Water Law & Bathtubs — Oh My!

By Heather Whitney-Williams, Boulder County Master Gardener So, you are interested in xeric gardening — welcome! This is the beginning of an ongoing series to introduce beautiful xeric plants and their immense benefits to Colorado gardens, their gardening quirks, and the philosophy behind the xeric gardening movement in western states. What does “xeric” mean? “A […]

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Light Up the Holiday

By Carol O’Meara, Colorado State University Extension What is it about the inflatable yard décor that always looks like a murder scene during the day? I realize that they need puffed air to look their best, but driving past the crimpled, lifeless figures is an unsettling sight. That my neighbor has a yard full of […]

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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.