Ever wonder how to preserve all that great fall fruit? Come learn from University of Maine Cooperative Extension staff and Master Food Preserver volunteers, how to safely can and freeze fruit. Then get hands-on, making roasted garlic pear preserves, a unique, flavor-filled condiment. Techniques can also be applied to preserving other fruits and vegetables. Participants will learn about recommended methods for preserving foods, the latest and safest recipes, equipment to ensure safety, and how to check for properly sealed jars. Take home a food preservation packet of fact sheets, more recipes, and your finished jar of preserves. Please bring a pot holder.
Tuesday, Sept. 27, 5:30-8:30 p.m.