Food Safety Training for Cottage Foods Producers

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Get certified to sell food from your home kitchen with CSU Extension.

Learn how to safely produce food from home as a cottage food business with CSU Extension. The cottage food safety course covers a variety of topics including basic food safety, foods that are permissible under the updated Colorado Cottage Foods Act, ingredient labeling, special considerations for food preparation at high altitudes, and safe food sampling best practices.

This food safety webinar meets the food safety training requirements in the Colorado Cottage Foods Act. It is supported and offered by Colorado State University Extension with technical support from the Colorado Dept. of Public Health & Environment. Registration is $40.

Upon completion of the webinar and passing the accompanying exam, participants receive a 3-year food safety certificate. Proof of attending an approved food safety training is required by most Colorado Market managers.

Before you sign up for this class, confirm the product you plan to sell is eligible under the Act.

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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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