Do you enjoy the art and science of food preservation? Would you like to develop expertise in food preservation? Consider becoming a Master Food Preserver.
What is a Master Food Preserver?
Master Food Preservers serve to extend Extension’s education programs in food preservation to adults and youth. The Master Food Preserver serves as a volunteer and resource in the community to provide the public with research-based information from the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and USDA.
Complete schedule and APPLICATION FORM are available now. Application deadline is first Friday in May. Participants are informed of their selection status the 3rd week in May.
If you have questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 781-6099 or 1-800-287-1471 (in State)
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If you have tomatoes and need to find a way to store them, this is the class for you. There is nothing like your own tomato sauce in the middle of a Maine winter simmering on the stove.
Tomatoes canning and freezing techniques will be taught by Kate McCarty of University of Maine. Cost $15 (scholarship available)
Location: UMaine Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Dr., Suite 104, Falmouth, ME on August 27, 2013 at 5:30PM-8:30PM.
Sign up today at: online registration or for more information call 207.781.6099
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University of Maine Cooperative Extension Educator, Kathy Savoie, offers food safety training to occasional volunteer quantity cooks called “Cooking for Crowds”. These workshops meet the Good Shepherd Food-Bank safety training requirements. If you volunteer at local food fund-raising events, you may want to attend. The cost is $15.00 per person. Register online.
In April 2013 separate workshops are offered at UMaine Regional Learning Center, UMaine Extension, 75 Clearwater Dr., Suite 104, Falmouth, ME.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
1:00 PM — 5:00 PM
Register by April 3
Thursday, April 25, 2013
1:00 PM — 5:00 PM
Register by April 18
For more information e-mail: email@example.com or call 781.6099 or 1.800.287.1471 (toll free in Maine)
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Canning workshops will be taught by University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s Kate McCarty, Program Aide and Master Food Preservers Volunteers.
Location: UMaine Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Dr. Suite 104, Falmouth, ME 04105
Time: 5:30 – 8:30 PM
Cost: $10 (scholarships are available)
To register: call 207-781-6099 or 800-287-1471
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For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
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