Turner Publishing, Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel advance Extension tomato preservation workshop

Turner Publishing and the Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel previewed a University of Maine Cooperative Extension food preservation workshop Aug. 28. The hands-on class will demonstrate how to preserve the garden’s harvest, specifically basic steps for safely canning and freezing fresh produce. The focus will be salsa and stewed tomatoes. The $10 fee includes produce and a sample jar to take home; participants should bring a potholder. Enrollment is limited to 12, with a minimum of eight required. Limited financial assistance is available. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Kathy Hopkins, 207.474.9622; khopkins@maine.edu. More information is online.