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Educational Programs - Food Preservation Workshops in Washington County

Preserving at University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Ever wonder how to preserve all those great garden vegetables? University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s hands-on food preservation workshop 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.

Workshops are being taught by Community Education Assistant Felicia Dumont.

Workshops Available

Date: August 13, 2013
Location: Labor of Love Kitchen, 137 County Road, Eastport
Time: 5:30 – 8:30 PM
Cost: Donation by sliding scale up to $12
Register by contacting Anne S. Hopkins at laboroflovenc@gmail.com or by telephone at 207-853-2869.
Registration Deadline- Thursday, August 8

Date: September 3, 2013
Location: Faith United Methodist Church, Rt. 1, Columbia
Time: 5:30 – 8:30 PM
Cost: $12
Register online or call Tara Wood at 207.255.3345 or 1.800.287.1542 (in Maine) or email tara.wood@maine.edu
Registration Deadline- Thursday, August 29

Date: September 4, 2013
Location: Machias Savings Bank Community Room, 4 Center St., Machias
Time: 5:30 – 8:30 PM
Cost: $12
Register online or call Tara Wood at 207.255.3345 or 1.800.287.1542 (in Maine) or email tara.wood@maine.edu
Registration Deadline- Thursday, August 29

Date: September 6, 2013
Location: St. Croix Regional Technical Center, 34 Blue Devil Hill, Calais
Time: 5:30 – 8:30 PM
Cost: $12
Register online or call Tara Wood at 207.255.3345 or 1.800.287.1542 (in Maine) or email tara.wood@maine.edu
Registration Deadline- Thursday, August 29

Date: September 14, 2013
Location: Labor of Love Kitchen, 137 County Road, Eastport
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost: Donation by sliding scale up to $12
Register by contacting Anne S. Hopkins at laboroflovenc@gmail.com or by telephone at 207-853-2869.
Registration Deadline- Thursday, September 12

Each workshop is limited to 15 participants.  Preregistration is required.

 

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If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call Alan Majka at 1-800-287-1542 to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least seven days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however all requests will be considered.


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