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Preparing for canningEver wonder how to preserve all those great garden vegetables? University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s hands-on food preservation workshops will teach you the basics of canning and freezing, including how to use pressure canners and water bath canners to preserve pickles, jam, and vegetables. Learn from the experts. We will provide fresh produce and canning jars. Workshops are taught by UMaine Extension and Master Food Preserver volunteers.

Would you like to see a workshop in your area? Know of a great kitchen facility where we can host it? Request a workshop!

 

Date: May 27, 2016
Topic: Introduction to Canning
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Location:  Nokomis Regional High School, 266 Williams Rd., Newport
Cost: $14
To register: sign up online or call (207) 368-3290

Date: Thursday, June 21, 2016
Topic:  Preserving the Harvest- A Hands on Food Preservation Workshop, Farmington
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Location: UMaine Extension Office, 138 Pleasant Street, Farmington
Cost: $20
To register: Sign up online

Date: Thursday, June 30, 2016
Topic: Canning Strawberry Jam
Time: 6:00-8:00pm
Location: Spruce Mountain High School, 33 Community Drive, Jay
Cost: $20
To register: Sign up online

Date: Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Topic: Food Preservation: Pickling
Time: 6:00-8:00pm
Location: Spruce Mountain High School, 33 Community Drive, Jay
Cost: $20
To register: Sign up online

Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Topic: Canning Tomatoes & Salsa
Time: 6:00-8:00pm
Location: Spruce Mountain High School, 33 Community Drive, Jay
Cost: $20
To register: Sign up online

More summer classes coming soon!


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