These trainings cover 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 preparation, storage, transport and sales
  • Foods permissible in updated Colorado’s Cottage Food Act, including pickled fruits and vegetables
  • Ingredient labeling and disclaimer requirements
  • Special considerations for food preparation at altitude
  • Safe food sampling best practices

Receive a 3-year food safety certificate upon completion of course and exam.

 

Register Online

Courses will be offered online on the following dates. Click each date below to register and learn more about the program.

 

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Colorado State University Extension is an equal opportunity provider. Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of disability and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations. CSU’s Office of Engagement and Extension ensures meaningful access and equal opportunities to participate to individuals whose first language is not English. Colorado State University Extension es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.

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