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


Upcoming Events in Douglas County

Thu, Jul 7, 2016

Thu, Jul 14, 2016

Sat, Jul 16, 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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