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People young and old are more concerned about current nutrition and health information. Extension resources aimed at helping you become better informed about healthy food, food safety and health are just a click away. Topics include: Food-borne Illness, Food Preparation, Food Preservation, Food Safety & Local Foods, Food Storage, High Risk & Special Audiences, High Altitude Preparation and Nutrition & Health.



  • Family Matters
    The Family Matters newsletter includes a feature article on parenting issues and information on health, physical activity, nutrition and child safety.
  • Food & Nutrition News
    Monthly newsletter from Melissa Wdowik, Professor, Food Science and Human Nutrition ranging in topics including Food Safety, General Nutrition & Health and Healthy Eating.
  • Local Food Systems
    Key resource connecting our CSU Food Systems work team with local and state partners about events, news and opportunities.
  • Nutrition Connection
    Featured news from the Kendall Anderson Nutrition Center.

Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we have moved to working from home and conducting training using Zoom and YouTube and other social media sites that is far from normal. For all information on the coronavirus in Teller County, check out the link to the County below.