Press Herald talks with Savoie about increased interest in canning

The Portland Press Herald spoke with Kathleen Savoie, University of Maine Cooperative Extension educator, about attendance at UMaine Extension webinars focused on food preservation and the burgeoning demand for canning support and supplies. “People are pickling anything they get their hands on,” said Savoie. She believes that gardening and canning are not a manifestation of hoarding or doomsday preparation, but are new hobbies. The UMaine Extension food preservation webinars continue through Oct. 27. also shared the story.