Food Safety

ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Training
ServSafeTM is a nationally recognized comprehensive food safety training developed by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation.  Participants who score 70% or higher on the exam will receive a ServSafe certificate of training, valid for 5 years.

2024 ServSafeTM  certified food protection manager training 
To avoid registration fees charged by Eventbrite you may pay by cash, check or card at the LPC Extension office during normal business hours.  

  • $145.00 (1-day class): Includes ServSafe® Manager 7th Edition study guide, lunch and proctored certification exam.  
  • Curriculum covers content from the 2022 FDA Food Code.
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Colorado Cottage Foods Training

Are you interested in producing food from a home kitchen with intent to sell to the public? If so, you need to complete a food safety training per the Colorado Cottage Foods Act. This training meets that requirement and upon passing, provides you with a certificate of training valid for three years. In addition to the certificate, you will gain knowledge in basic food safety to help protect you from liability and your consumers from food borne illness. You will leave with an understanding of what foods are considered eligible under the Act. To help you succeed, plentiful resources will be provided to help you learn the in's and out's of running a small business.

2024 Colorado Cottage Foods schedule
Next Colorado Cottage Foods class through La Plata County Extension is on March 2, 2024 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

If these dates/times do not work for you, additional Colorado Cottage Foods trainings are offered statewide.   Check back again as additional statewide, online classes will be added soon.