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The U of I Extension in Taylorville had such a large amount of people who took the class on learning how to make jams and jellies, the extension is holding another class on it this weekend, so those who were left out can still take it, along with anyone else interested. Lisa Peterson Nutrition and Wellness Educator at the extension, said during the class, people will learn how to make jams and jellies and how to properly can them to keep them preserved.

Peterson also mentioned a new program she and the extension is starting, called “Hot Topic Tuesday” where they will be talking about the hot topic items such as GMO use, organic vs non-organic, natural foods, and more.

To sign up for the classes or find more information, go to the extension website at web.extension.illinois.edu/cjmm. Peterson appeared on the NEWSTALK WTIM Morning Show. 

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