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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 and Natural Resources, 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

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

    Are you trying to manage preparing nutritious and healthy meals while keeping up with your busy...

Fri, Sep 9, 2016

Sat, Sep 10, 2016

Mon, Sep 12, 2016

Wed, Sep 21, 2016

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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