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Latest food safety and preservation information from Cook County Extension
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Recipe Contest Deadline - March 1st!

Posted by Nancy Kreith -

Thank you to everyone who submitted a recipe for our Youth Garden Recipe Contest! Are you planning to send one in? The deadline for entries is March 1, so please send it in soon. Because there's nothing better than eating what you've grown, we're calling all educators, parents and children to submit your favorite school and youth garden recipes. Winning...

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Dates to Remember:

Posted by Nancy Kreith -

Upcoming training dates with Extension Specialist, Drusilla Banks : Dining with Diabetes University of Illinois Urban Leadership Center 10244 S. Vincennes...

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Toxins in Canning Lids?

Posted by Nancy Kreith -

Master Food Preserver, Rosemary asked, is there possible toxic ingredients in canning jar lids? Below is a reply with information from Carol Schlitt , Extension Educator, Nutrition and Wellness. "Yes – currentl...

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