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Larimer County Extension, Food Safety WorksFood Safety for Retail Food Service

Certified Food Protection Manager Proctoring Services –
Colorado”s adoption of the 2013 FDA Food Code means retail food establishments are required to employ at least one Certified Food Protection Manager by January 1, 2019. We are now offering certified proctoring services for three of the five exams that will meet this requirement.
Learn more and register.

Food Safety Works Classes – A training for food service workers that covers the basic requirements for safe food handling and provides a 2-year certification. Learn more and register (English). Learn more and register. (Spanish)

Food Safety Works Newsletter – The quarterly newsletter for food service workers features articles on current issues in food safety, regulation updates and more. Read newsletters.Food Safety Classes, Larimer County

Cottage Food Safety Trainings

Cooking at home, Cottage Food Safety Training Class, Larimer County Extension
These trainings cover specifics of the Colorado Cottage Food Act and how to safely operate a food business from a home kitchen. 
Learn more & register for classes.

Food Preservation & Preparation Workshops

We offer canning, freezing, dehydrating, fermenting and cheese making classes among other food workshops. Learn the art and science of food preservation and preparation using current research-based techniques. Check back for 2019 classes.

Master Food Safety Advisor Program

The Master Food Safety Advisor is a trained volunteer educator and resource person in the community to provide the public with research-based information on food safety and preservation.  If you enjoy food preservation, want to hone your skills, develop expertise and share your expertise with others in the community – Learn more.