Elbert County Extension
Elbert County Extension program is Your Front Door Connection to the research, information and expertise of your land grant university Colorado State University. Our Extension staff encourages you to get to know us. Let us help you put knowledge to work.
Colorado State University
Elbert County Extension Staff:
Lore Denson, County 4-H Assistant
Kali Benson, Ag/4-H Livestock Agent
Trena Smith, County Office Manager
Sheila G. Kelley,
County Extension Director & 4-H Agent
Master Food Safety Advisors
Master Gardener Certified Volunteers:
Elbert County Certified Volunteers are in classes during the winter months. They are available to service clients at the Extension office March through October. During winter months they volunteer on an on-call basis.
Master Gardener office hours are:
Tuesdays and Thursdays
from 1 p.m to 4:30 p.m.
April thru September.
News & Events
ELBERT COUNTY 4-H FALL ENROLLMENT opens in October and closes on December 31.
More information about our county 4-H program is available in a
including the list of 4-H Community Clubs.
Please call the Extension office 303-621-3162.
2015 Elbert County Fair
July 25 - August 2, 2015.
OTHER EXTENSION PROGRAMMING
MASTER FOOD SAFETY ADVISORS - WORKSHOPS
Elbert County Fair Grounds Exhibit Hall Kitchen.
Please call Elbert County Extension 303-621-3162 to RSVP.
$10 per person, supplies provided, take home canned item! Pay $10 at the door. BUT YOU MUST CALL 303-621-3162 TO RSVP, at least two days prior to scheduled preservation workshop date.
June 20, 10 a.m., Jams & Jellies
July 15, 6:30 p.m., Salsa
Aug. 12, 6:30 p.m., Pickles
Sept. 5, 10 a.m., Pressure Canning
Oct. 7, 6:30 p.m., Gluten-Free Cooking
Nov. 4, 6:30 p.m., High Altitude Cooking
Dec. 5, 10 a.m., Holiday Gifts from the Kitchen
Colorado Master Gardener Volunteers assist CSU Extension staff in delivering knowledge-based information about home gardening to foster successful gardening.
Elbert County Master Gardeners are in the Extension office on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. the months of April through September.
You can ask any of your gardening-related questions of our Master Gardeners by calling 303-621-3162 on Tuesdays or Thursdays.