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Drusilla Banks
Extension Educator, Nutrition and Wellness
University of Illinois Extension
1650 Commerce Drive
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
Phone: 815-933-8337
FAX: 815-933-8532

Nutrition and Wellness

Nutrition and Wellness

Preserve the Taste of Summer - New online course

University of Illinois Extension is excited to announce our new food preservation series, "Preserve the Taste of Summer."

This 8-module online course covers everything from food safety and canning basics to pickles and jams.

The course is self-paced, so you can learn when it is convenient for you!

Participants who complete the online course will be eligible to participate in exclusive hands-on workshops.

New reduced oourse fee: $30.

To register:http://web.extension.illinois.edu/foodpreservation/

Questions? Contact Drusilla Banks, Extension Educator, Nutrition and Wellness at dbanks@illinois.edu

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