Cooperative Extension Service Valencia County

Provides the people of New Mexico with practical, research-based knowledge and programs to improve their quality of life.

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Featured Content

  • Composting Workshop
    Wednesday, May 30 | 9:00 am-Noon
    Los Lunas Agricultural Science Center
    1036 Miller Road, Los Lunas, NM
    FREE | RSVP required 505-565-3002
  • Gardening Survival Series
    Pests: Weeds & Insects
    Saturday, June 16 | 10:00-11:30 am
    Bosque Farms Public Library
    1455 W. Bosque Loop, Bosque Farms, NM
    FREE
  • July Food Preservation Classes
    Canning 101: The Basics & Food Safety
    Tuesday, July 10 | 9:00-10:30 am

    Valencia County CES Office
    404 Courthouse Road, Los Lunas, NM
    FREE | RSVP required by Tues., July 3rd
  • July Food Preservation Classes
    Freezing/Drying
    Thursday, July 12 | 9:00 am-Noon

    Los Lunas area location provided upon registration
    $10 Fee | RSVP required by Thurs., July 5th
  • July Food Preservation Classes
    Jams & Jellies
    Tuesday, July 17 | 9:00 am-Noon

    Los Lunas area location provided upon registration
    $10 Fee | RSVP required by Tues., July 10th
  • July Food Preservation Classes
    Waterbath Canning
    Thursday, July 19 | 9:00 am-Noon

    Los Lunas area location provided upon registration
    $10 Fee | RSVP required by Thurs., July 12th
  • July Food Preservation Classes
    Pickling
    Tuesday, July 24 | 9:00 am-Noon

    Los Lunas area location provided upon registration
    $10 Fee | RSVP required by Tues., July 17th
  • July Food Preservation Classes
    Pressure Canning
    Thursday, July 26 | 9:00 am-Noon

    Los Lunas area location provided upon registration
    $10 Fee | RSVP required by Thurs., July 19th
  • Healthy Cooking Class: Farm to Table
    Hands-on cooking classes focused on lowering sugar, salt, and fat. Participants work together to prepare between 8-10 dishes which are then enjoyed by all for lunch.
    Healthy Italian Cuisine
    Tuesday, August 7 | 9:00 am-12:00 pm
    Peralta Methodist Church, Community Education Building
    25 Wesley Road, Peralta, NM
    $10 Fee | RSVP required by Thurs.,Aug., 2nd
  • 2018 Meadowlake Kids Club
    Tuesday, August 21 | 4:00 - 5:30 pm
    Meadowlake Community Center 10 Cuerro Lane, Meadowlake
    FREE | Open to youth ages 4-17 & their parents/guardians
  • Healthy Cooking Class: Italian Cuisine
    Hands-on cooking classes focused on lowering sugar, salt, and fat. Participants work together to prepare between 8-10 dishes which are then enjoyed by all for lunch.
    Healthy Italian Cuisine
    Tuesday, September 11 | 9:00 am-12:00 pm
    Peralta Methodist Church, Community Education Building
    25 Wesley Road, Peralta, NM
    $10 Fee | RSVP required by Thurs., Sept., 6th
  • Specialty Cooking Class: Baking
    Thursday, November 8 | 9:00 am-12:00 pm
    Peralta Methodist Church, Community Education Building
    25 Wesley Road, Peralta, NM
    $10 Fee | RSVP required by Mon., Nov. 5th

Food Camp for Kids

  • 2018 Food Camp for Kids
    Food Camp for Kids is now accepting applications! Valencia County youth ages 9-14 are invited to download the application, complete it, and return it to the Valencia County Extension Office. Camp dates are June 4-9 and June 18-23. Call 505-565-3002 for more info.

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Valencia County Extension Service
PO Drawer 1059
404 Courthouse Road
Los Lunas, NM 87031
Phone: 505-565-3002
Fax: 505-565-1316
Email: valencia@nmsu.edu