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JoCo Grows Events

Our family-owned farms have a lot to offer in JoCo! From goat yoga to distillery tours, there are events …

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Soup Canning

Soup Canning Please join us for a Soup Canning Class on August 22 and 23 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. …

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Canning Information

Canning is a great way to preserve your garden harvest and enjoy delicious summer foods all year long. With …

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Canning Workshop--One Day Only

Do you already have experience canning foods? Are those Mason jars begging to be filled? Do you need to …

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August 2023 Food Preservation Workshops

These Classes are Full. UPDATE!! These classes have been changed to Monday’s, July 31, August 7,14,21,28. Due to the overwhelming response …

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