Host Richard Hentschel talks with Laura Barr about food safety as gardeners are harvesting a lot of produce right now. Laura provides some statistics on how many cases of food borne illness are recorded now. Laura talks about preservation methods and USDA is currently reminding households to care for vegetables correctly and have put a 4 word motto together "Clean Cook Chill Separate" to help remind us. Laura talks about why we preserve our food and the benefits of doing so.
Green Side Up is a weekly gardening program produced by University of Illinois Extension. It is hosted by Richard Hentschel, Extension Educator, Horticulture.