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Food Preservation Basics Series**

July 18 @ 12:45 pm - 2:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:45 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 1, 2019

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:45 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 1, 2019

| $100

Ever wonder how to preserve all those great garden fruits and vegetables? This food-preservation class will teach you the basic steps for canning, freezing, drying, and fermenting. Participants will receive a “Preserving the Harvest” food-preservation packet and will learn recommended methods for preserving foods, as well as the latest and safest recipes and equipment to ensure safety. Classes will be a combination of presentation and hands-on activities. No class July 4.

Kate McCarty has been the Food Systems Professional at UMaine Extension since 2009, after serving in the AmeriCorps VISTA program. She has completed the Master Food Preserver program, an intensive, hands-on training in all aspects of home food preservation. She is also the author on two books about Portland’s food scene and the history of alcohol in Maine.

**for OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) members ages 50+

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

Details

Date:
July 18
Time:
12:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Cost:
$100
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.enrole.com/usmmaine/jsp/index.jsp?categoryId=10025

Organizer

Kate McCarty
Phone:
207.781.6099
Email:
kate.mccarty@maine.edu
Website:
https://extension.umaine.edu/cumberland/

Venue

Wishcamper Center
34 Bedford St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Phone:
207.780.4406
Website:
https://usm.maine.edu/olli