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Preserving Food Safety

Investigators
O'Gorman, Sharon
Institutions
University of Minnesota
Start date
2000
End date
2000
Objective
The objective of this project is to train consultants, establish two community kitchens, and teach limited income families food preservation methods.
More information
Food Preservation Consultant training will be scheduled for the White Earth Reservation and Hubbard County. Trained consultants will team with Extension Nutrition Education Assistants and a Community Program Assistant to teach food safety and safe home food preservation methods. During the summer the two kitchens will be learning centers as produce from community and family gardens is canned, frozen and dried. A food safety newsletter will be included for program participants as well as the use of canning equipment in their homes.
Funding Source
Nat'l. Inst. of Food and Agriculture
Project number
99-41560-0800
Categories
Natural Toxins
Bacterial Pathogens
Chemical Contaminants
Education and Training