4-H STEM AmeriCorps: Montezuma County has a 4-H STEM AmeriCorps member, Julie Periman, currently serving the county developing, strengthening, and delivering youth development programs emphasizing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) in out-of-school settings. There is no cost for this service. For more information, contact Tom Hooten: Tom.Hooten@colostate.edu, 970-565-3123.
The Colorado State University Extension web site provides information the subject areas of family and consumer sciences, crops, farm management, food & nutrition, gardening, insects, livestock, natural resources, water resources, and youth development – Click Here.
Land Grant Universities and Government Agencies Fact Sheets – Click Here.
The Montezuma County Extension Office has master copies of Fact Sheets available through Colorado State University. Staff members are also available to answer questions, provide information, and to serve as your resource for research-based information in the areas of Agriculture, Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, and 4-H Youth Development.
CSU Montezuma County Extension
103 N. Chestnut St. Cortez, CO 81321-3103 Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Phone: 970-565-3123 E-mail: coopext_montezuma@Mail.Colostate.edu
Our office will be closed to the public the following weekdays:
Thursday and Friday, July 4th and 5th, for Independence Day
Monday, September 2nd, for Labor Day
Friday, September 27th, for In-service
Friday, Oct. 25th, for In-service
Monday-Friday December 23rd – 27th, for Christmas
Veterans’ Day – Nov. 11;
Thanksgiving – Nov. 28 & 29;
New Years – Dec. 31 & Jan. 1, 2020
After Hours By Appointment:
Andrea Jeter, the 4-H Coordinator, will be available by appointment before County Council/Stakeholder meetings, the 2nd Monday of every month from 4:30p.m.-6:00p.m.
The Montezuma County Fair Board meets every 3rd Monday in the Commissioners Room – 109 West Main, beginning at 7:00 p.m. (All Interested Parties are Welcome to Attend)
Minutes and agendas for Fair Board Meetings can be found on the county Fair Board website below. Schedule of events can be found at the Montezuma County Fair website also below.
Remember to visit one of our local Farmers’ Markets!
Cortez Farmers' Market:
The Cortez Farmers Market is held Saturday mornings, June 1st through October 26th, from 7:30 a.m. through 11:30a.m. The starting time will change for the month of October, with most vendors starting to sell at 8:30 a.m. For More Information Visit http://cortezfarmmarket.com/
Dolores Farmers' Market:
Wednesdays, 4-7 pm, June-Oct.,420 Central Ave, in front of Town Hall and “The Goose. 970-882-7720.
Four Seasons Geen House and Nursery Winter Market– Beginning on November 4th and running through the middle of March, we host an indoor Farmers Market on Saturday mornings from 10 am – 1 pm. 26650 Road P Dolores, CO 81323 contact (970) 565-8274.