Canning, Pickling Workshops Offered in Lisbon Falls

LISBON FALLS — The University of Maine Cooperative Extension Androscoggin and Sagadahoc county office is offering two workshops in the coming weeks on canning and pickling.The “Preserving the Harvest” workshops will be held Wednesday, June 29, with a focus on low-sugar jellies and jams, and Wednesday, July 13, on the topic of picking. Both workshops will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the county office located at 24 Main Street in Lisbon Falls. The fee is $10 per person. Participants will learn recommended methods for preserving foods, the latest and safest recipes, how to properly use equipment to insure safety, and how to check for properly sealed jars. Participants will receive a “Preserving the Harvest” food preservation packet. Please bring a potholder to the workshop.

Contact Lois Elwell at (207) 781-6099, (800) 287-1471 or to register for either or both of the workshops. More information about UMaine Cooperative Extension workshops is available here.

Contact: Lois Elwell, (207) 799-6099 or