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Soil Basics – In Person

Colorado State University Extension - Colorado Springs 17 N. Spruce St, Colorado Springs, CO, United States

Once you understand the science of soil, you'll know how to properly manage your soil for good plant growth.Are you interested in improving the soil in your home garden, but you don't know how to get started? Learn the fundamentals of soil science in an easy-to-understand format. The instructor for this class is Joan Nusbaum. …

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Composting Basics

Learn different methods of composting and decide what will work for you!A beginners course to the fundamentals of composting particularly in an urban setting. In this class you will learn different ways to compost (both indoors and outdoors) and how to use it. We will also demonstrate starting a new compost bin using the "hot" …

$5.00

El Paso County 4-H Easter Egg Hunt (2024)

8150 Glory Dr 8150 Glory Drive, Colorado Springs, CO, United States

El Paso County 4-H Horse Advisory Easter Egg Hunt & Friendly Critter CornerCome join us for a fun 4-H Easter Egg Hunt on March 30, 2024 at Kit Carson Riding Club (corner of Cowpoke and Black Forest Road) from 10:00 AM- 1:00 PM. It is the perfect activity for the youth that includes an Easter …

$5.00 - $20.00

CSU Extension Colorado Cottage Foods Statewide Training: In-Person

Colorado State University Extension 17 N Spruce St, Second Floor, Room 226, Colorado Springs, CO, United States

Start you own home business with the Cottage Foods Food Safety Certificate!This training provides a 3-year certification and meets the food safety training requirement for the Colorado Cottage Foods Act established and supported by the Colorado State Dept. of Health & Environment.Participants learn food safety guidelines and the specifics for operating a small home-based cottage …

$50.00

Advanced Soils: Test Your Own Soil – In Person

Colorado State University Extension - Colorado Springs 17 N. Spruce St, Colorado Springs, CO, United States

Learn more about your own soils by using the soil survey tool and completing DIY tests during this in-person workshop.During this workshop we will take a deeper dive into aspects of soil science and apply your new knowledge to your own soils. We will talk about soil properties and learn how to understand your soil …

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The Mediterranean Diet Workshop

Colorado State University Extension - Colorado Springs 17 N. Spruce St, Colorado Springs, CO, United States

Colorado State University Extension - El Paso CountyColorado State University Extension has created a workshop focusing on the Mediterranean diet. This workshop will answer questions about key characteristics of the Mediterranean lifestyle and how foods in the diet contribute to health. Plus, you will learn how to make fresh home-made hummus and try a delicious …

$10.00

Ladies Hike – Burnt Tree Ridge Trail

Burnt Tree Ridge Bike Trailhead, Gypsum, CO, United States

Let's get together and meet some new female friends. This group social hike is for women between the ages of 30's and 40's.Are you looking for an outlet to meet new people?Have you fallen into the habit of staying home because your friends are too busy, focused on other things?Are you wondering how to make …

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Firewise Gardening

Learn how to create an ignition-resistant landscape that doesn't compromise aesthetics.Colorado is experiencing more wildfires due to climate change. Learn what you can do to protect your home from wildfire - without making it look like a moonscape.The speaker for this class is Horticulture Extension Specialist, Dr. Irene Shonle. Irene has taught classes and workshops …

$5.00

CSU Extension Colorado Cottage Foods Statewide Training – Online..

Start you own home business with the Cottage Foods Food Safety Certificate!This training provides a 3-year certification and meets the food safety training requirement for the Colorado Cottage Foods Act established and supported by the Colorado State Dept. of Health & Environment.Participants learn food safety guidelines and the specifics for operating a small home-based cottage …

$50.00

Building a Habitat Garden

Learn how to make your yard a refuge for declining pollinators and birds.Watching your garden come alive with butterflies and bees and birds is one of the most enjoyable reasons to plant a habitat garden. Learn how to make your yard a refuge for declining pollinators and birds.The speaker for this class is Horticulture Extension …

$5.00

Ladies Hike – Ute Trail (40’s & 50’s)

102 Colorado River Rd 102 Colorado River Road, Gypsum, CO, United States

Let's get together and meet some new female friends. This group social hike is for women between the ages of 40's and 50's.Are you looking for an outlet to meet new people?Have you fallen into the habit of staying home because your friends are too busy, focused on other things?Are you wondering how to make …

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Natives in the Nursery – In Person

Colorado State University Extension - Colorado Springs 17 N. Spruce St, Colorado Springs, CO, United States

Do you love native plants and want to see more natives at your local nursery? Get your questions surrounding this complex topic answered.There is a demand for native plants among home gardeners, but these plants can be hard to find in the nursery setting. Why is this and what can you do about it? Come …

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Home Food Preservation: Introduction to Water Bath Canning

Colorado State University Extension 17 N Spruce St, Second Floor, Room 226, Colorado Springs, CO, United States

Introduction to Canning: Water Bath CanningIntroduction to Canning: Water Bath CanningFrom preserving your garden harvest to putting up locally purchased produce, canning is a great way to preserve the season’s bounty. Unlike baking, home canning requires knowledge of the science behind food preservation. In this introductory class, participants will learn about the risk of botulism, …

$25.00 - $40.00

Home Food Preservation: Introduction to Water Bath Canning

Colorado State University Extension 17 N Spruce St, Second Floor, Room 226, Colorado Springs, CO, United States

Introduction to Canning: Water Bath CanningIntroduction to Canning: Water Bath CanningFrom preserving your garden harvest to putting up locally purchased produce, canning is a great way to preserve the season’s bounty. Unlike baking, home canning requires knowledge of the science behind food preservation. In this introductory class, participants will learn about the risk of botulism, …

$25.00 - $40.00

Jam and Canning Basics Workshop

Colorado State University Extension - Colorado Springs 17 N. Spruce St, Colorado Springs, CO, United States

Colorado State University Extension presents Low or No Sugar Jam Technique Workshop and Water-Bath Process.Jam Technique Workshop and Water-Bath ProcessMaking fruit spreads such as jam is fun and enjoyable! In this workshop you will learn how to make and preserve flavorful fruit into sugar jam. You will learn tested and researched based techniques to safely …

$25.00 - $40.00