UMaine Extension Demonstrates How to ‘Preserve the Harvest’
Enjoy the taste of summer fruits and vegetables all year long by taking the University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s Preserving the Harvest workshop 1–4 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, at the Franklin County UMaine Extension office, 138 Pleasant St., Farmington.
UMaine Extension staff will lead the workshop, which will include hands-on, USDA-recommended food preservation methods, including hot water bath canning. Participants will make pickled dilly beans to take home. Fresh produce, canning jars and other canning equipment will be provided. Participants should bring a pot holder.
Cost is $20 per person; partial scholarships are available. Register online by July 3. For more information, or to request a disability accommodation, call 781.6099, 800.287.1471 (toll-free in Maine).