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Food Preservation Workshops Being Offered in Aroostook County

produce ready for canningFood Preservation Workshops

Ever wonder how to preserve all those great garden fruits and vegetables? University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s hands-on food preservation workshop will teach you the basics of canning, freezing, and drying garden produce, including water bath and pressure canning. Learn from the experts. We will provide fresh produce and canning jars.

Cost: $25.00 per person

Register online

Pre-registration is required and class size is limited.

Locations, Dates, & Times

Houlton Regional Hospital, 20 Hartford Street, Houlton ME  04730
Saturday, June 17, 2017
1:00PM to 5:00PM

UMaine Cooperative Extension, 57 Houlton Road, Presque Isle ME  04769
Saturday, June 24, 2017
1:00PM to 5:00PM

Fort Kent Community High School, Pleasant Street, Rm 111, Fort Kent ME  04743
Saturday, July 15, 2017
1:00PM to 5:00PM

For more information, contact Sharon Paradis, 207.834.3905, 1.800.287.1421 (in Maine) or

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call Sharon Paradis at UMaine Cooperative Extension at 834.3905 or 800.287.1421 (in Maine) to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 5 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however all requests will be considered.

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