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October 2022

Cooking for Crowds, October 3, 2022

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cumberland County Extension Office, 75 Clearwater Dr. Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
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$15

Many organizations and community groups rely on volunteers for a variety of food events such as fundraising, fellowships, food pantries or other service to the community. But cooking for a crowd is tricky! How do you store all that food? When is the food completely cooked? How long can you leave food on the buffet table? Join UMaine Extension Professor Kathy Savoie, MS, RD, in this workshop on safe food handling designed specifically for volunteers. Participants receive Cooking for Crowds, a…

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Cooking for Crowds, October 5, 2022, Online Zoom

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$15

Many organizations and community groups rely on volunteers for a variety of food events such as fundraising, fellowships, food pantries or other service to the community. But cooking for a crowd is tricky! How do you store all that food? When is the food completely cooked? How long can you leave food on the buffet table? Join UMaine Extension Professor Kathy Savoie, MS, RD, in this workshop on safe food handling designed specifically for volunteers. Participants receive Cooking for Crowds, a…

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Cooking for Crowds, October 6, 2022, Kennebec County

October 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cooperative Extension in Kennebec County, 125 State Street
Augusta, ME 04330 United States
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$15

Many organizations and community groups rely on volunteers for a variety of food events such as fundraising, fellowships, food pantries or other service to the community. But cooking for a crowd is tricky! How do you store all that food? When is the food completely cooked? How long can you leave food on the buffet table? Join UMaine Extension Community Education Assistant Debbie Barnett in this workshop on safe food handling designed specifically for volunteers. Participants receive Cooking for Crowds, a manual…

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Preserving the Harvest: Canning Salsa Basics

October 6 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bonny Eagle Middle School, 92 Sokokis Trail
Buxton, ME 04093 United States
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$10

Ever wonder how to preserve all those great garden vegetables? This hands-on food preservation workshop will teach you the basic steps for canning salsa. You will receive a "Preserving the Harvest" food preservation packet, and will learn recommended methods for preserving foods, the latest and safest recipes, about equipment to ensure safety and how to check for properly sealed jars. Please bring a potholder with you to the workshop. Materials fee: $20 to be paid directly to the instructor the…

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Apple Canning Basics

October 11 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lewiston High School, 156 East Ave
Lewiston, 04240 United States
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$37

Come learn how to make and preserve apple pie jam in this hands-on food preservation workshop. University of Maine Cooperative Extension volunteers and staff will teach you the basic steps for canning and freezing. Participants will receive a "Preserving the Harvest" food preservation packet, will learn recommended methods for preserving goods, the latest and safest recipes, find out about equipment to ensure safety and how to check for properly sealed jars. Please bring a potholder with you to the workshop.…

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Cooking for Crowds, October 14, 2022, Online Zoom

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$15

Many organizations and community groups rely on volunteers for a variety of food events such as fundraising, fellowships, food pantries or other service to the community. But cooking for a crowd is tricky! How do you store all that food? When is the food completely cooked? How long can you leave food on the buffet table? Join UMaine Extension Professor Kathy Savoie, MS, RD, in this workshop on safe food handling designed specifically for volunteers. Participants receive Cooking for Crowds, a…

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Preserve the Harvest: Apples and More

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Scarborough High School, 11 Municipal Dr
Scarborough, ME 04074 United States
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$25

Ever wonder how to preserve all those great fall apples? Come join University of Maine Cooperative Extension to learn the many ways to preserve those gorgeous fall apples! Get hands-on experience making apple chutney, a flavorful condiment for many dishes. Learn recommended methods for food preservation and canning, including properly sealing jars. Take home fact sheets, recipes, and a finished jar of preserves, too. Please bring a potholder with you to class!

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Preserving Apples Webinar

October 20 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Free – $5

Thursday, October 20th, 2022 Join the University of Maine Cooperative Extension food preservation staff for a lively discussion and demonstration on how to preserve Maine foods throughout our growing season.

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Canning Applesauce Webinar

October 25 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$3

Ever wonder how to preserve all those great fall apples? Come learn the many ways to preserve apples from University of Maine Cooperative Extension staff and Master Food Preserver volunteers. Then get hands-on as we make applesauce. Participants will learn about recommended food preservation methods, 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 applesauce. Bring a…

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November 2022

Cooking for Crowds, November 14, 2022

November 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cumberland County Extension Office, 75 Clearwater Dr. Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
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$15

Many organizations and community groups rely on volunteers for a variety of food events such as fundraising, fellowships, food pantries or other service to the community. But cooking for a crowd is tricky! How do you store all that food? When is the food completely cooked? How long can you leave food on the buffet table? Join UMaine Extension Professor Kathy Savoie, MS, RD, in this workshop on safe food handling designed specifically for volunteers. Participants receive Cooking for Crowds, a…

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