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The Oregon State University Extension Service provides researched-based knowledge and education that strengthens local economies, sustains natural resources, and promotes healthy communities, families, and individuals.

In the Douglas County area, Extension serves our clientele with programs in 4-H, Nutrition Education, food safety and preservation with our Master Food Preservers, Livestock & Forage, Horticulture, Master Gardeners, Forestry, Small Farms, and Food Systems.  In these programs we offer a wealth of non-formal community educational programs and information services. 


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We would like to welcome our new Forestry Agent, Alicia Jones, to Douglas County.  You can read more about Alicia in the press release.

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** Food Safety & Preservation HOTLINE **

Umpqua Grown, a guide to family farms, ranches, fisheries, and food resources in Douglas County

Upcoming Events in Douglas County

Wed, Aug 10, 2016 - Sat, Aug 13, 2016

  • 7:00 am - 11:00 pm

    Fair Time is Fun Time!!!

    We are excited for this years Fair.  We have lots of 4-H'...

Mon, Aug 15, 2016

  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Join the Douglas County Women's Farmer network for a tour of Eklton Community Education Center's...

Sat, Aug 20, 2016

Sat, Aug 27, 2016 - Wed, Sep 7, 2016

Sat, Aug 27, 2016

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

    In this hands-on workshop you will learn how to safely can and preserve tomatoes and how to make...

Sun, Aug 28, 2016

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

    This class will cover equipment, techniques and many ways to simplify menu planning and cooking...

Sat, Sep 24, 2016

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Interested in fermented foods? Come learn how to ferment vegetables, Kimchi, yogurt and...

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