BAC Fighter takes food preservation classes online


Suzanne Driessen, a BAC Fighter with University of Minnesota Extension works online to make sure food is safe from farm to plate!

The renewed interest to grow and purchase local foods quadrupled requests for University of Minnesota Extension food preservation classes. To meet the increased demand with limited human resource capacity, Suzanne Driessen, Food Safety Extension Educator, created 22 five-minute online Food Preservation Mini-Modules. More than 10,246 home preservers have viewed modules. Viewership is global with viewers from Australia, Canada and Germany.

100% of participants indicate use of Internet technology is a good way to receive food preservation information.

View the mini-modules at