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Extension Educator, Nutrition and Wellness
University of Illinois Extension
1650 Commerce Drive
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
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.
Questions? Contact Drusilla Banks, Extension Educator, Nutrition and Wellness at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Testing of pressure canner dial gauges is recommended once a year for safety in the canning and preserving process. Testing is available in Grundy, Kankakee and Will County offices.
- Living Well with Diabetes
Living Well with Diabetes is a two-part series aimed at anyone who wants to prevent or manage diabetes, and for families or caretakers. Receive research-based information to help you understand the disease and learn to live well with diabetes.
- VIVIR BIEN CON La Diabetes
Vivir Bien con la Diabetes es una serie de dos sesiones dirigidas a todas las personas que desean prevenir o aprender a manejar la diabetes, y a las familias y cuidadores. Recibirán información basada en investigación que ayudara a entender la enfermedad y aprender a vivir sanamente con la enfermedad.