McCarthy Featured in Master Food Preserver Workshop, Media Reports

An event on June 16 at the Lithgow Public Library will feature Kate McCarty, master food preserver for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, reports. The free workshop will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the program room of Lithgow’s temporary quarters at the Ballard Center, 6 East Chestnut St. and will give participants tips on garden planning and optimal canning techniques.

McCarty manages 40 volunteer educators through UMaine Extension, teaches canning classes, maintains a food blog and authored the book “Portland Food: The Culinary Capital of Maine.”

For more information, call Lithgow Library at 207.626.2415 or visit