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Food Preservation - Hands-On Workshops

Ever wonder how to preserve all those great garden vegetables? University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s hands-on food preservation workshops will teach you the basics of canning and freezing, including how to use pressure canners and water bath canners to preserve pickles, jam, and vegetables. Learn from the experts. We will provide fresh produce and canning jars. Check our listings below for upcoming workshops or contact your local UMaine Extension county office.

Would you like to see a workshop in your area? Know of a great kitchen facility where we can host it? Request a workshop!

Date: August 19, 2014
Topic: Hot Water Bath Canning and Freezing: Topic TBD
Location: UMaine Extension Cumberland Office, 75 Clearwater Dr., Falmouth
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Cost: $15 materials fee per person
To register: Call (207) 781-6099 or 1-800-287-1471 (within Maine)
Taught by: Kate McCarty, UMaine Extension staff

Date: August 21, 2014
Topic: Preserving by the Pint demonstration
Location: UMaine Extension Cumberland Office, 75 Clearwater Dr., Falmouth
Time: 7:00-9:00pm
Cost: $15 materials fee per person
To register: Call (207) 781-6099 or 1-800-287-1471 (within Maine)
Taught by: Marisa McClellan, cookbook author and blogger   Register online

Date: August 28, 2014
Topic: Hot Water Bath Canning and Freezing: Tomatoes
Location: Frinklepod Farm, 244 Log Cabin Rd, Arundel
Time: 6:00-8:00pm
Cost: $15 materials fee per person
To register: Call (207) 781-6099 or 1-800-287-1471 (within Maine)
Taught by: Kate McCarty, UMaine Extension staff

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Cooperative Extension: Food & Health
5741 Libby Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5741
Phone: 207.581.3188, 800.287.0274 (in Maine) or 800.287.8957 (TDD)E-mail: extension@maine.edu
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Orono, Maine 04469
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