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University of Illinois Extension serving Livingston, McLean and Woodford Counties

McLean County
1615 Commerce Parkway
Bloomington, IL 61704
Phone: 309-663-8306
FAX: 309-663-8270
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 11:30-12:30 pm)

Livingston County
1412 S Locust
Pontiac, IL 61764
Phone: 815-842-1776
FAX: 815-842-6547
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

McLean County
UNITY Community Center
632 Orlando Avenue
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-862-4041
FAX: 309-663-8270
Hours: Monday - Friday 11am to 7:00 pm

Woodford County
109 East Eureka Avenue
Eureka, IL 61530
Phone: 309-467-3789
FAX: 309-467-6034
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Upcoming Events

Yes! You CAN: Preserving Practice - Pickles

July 7, 2018 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM )

Turner Hall, Illinois State University
700 W. College Avenue
Normal, IL 61761 (McLean County)

University of Illinois Extension is bringing you, Yes! You CAN: Preserving Practice - Pickles & Pickled Products. This program will be held on July 7, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Illinois State University in Turner Hall, 700 W. College Avenue, Normal, IL 61761. There is a fee of $15 per person for this class. You can register by calling the office at (309) 663-8306 or online at If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact us at (309) 663-8306

This class will offer you plenty of hands-on experience in preparing pickles and pickled products! You’ll learn how to can pickles and pickled products and identify trouble-shooting remedies. You’ll also have the opportunity to review the basics of home canning, receive the latest safety guidelines, and practice hands-on canning in the kitchen! You’ll receive plenty of resources and recipes, as well as jars of the products you prepare in class to take home and enjoy. Preserving Practice: Pickle Products is taught by Jenna Smith, University of Illinois Extension Nutrition & Wellness Educator and Registered Dietitian.