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July 2019

Food Preservation Basics Series**

July 25 @ 12:45 pm - 2:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:45pm on Thursday, repeating until August 1, 2019

Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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$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…

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Herbaceous Plants

July 30 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
UMaine Gardens at Tidewater Farm, 028, r04
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
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$10

This workshop will focus on selecting and propagating herbaceous plants for the Maine landscape. Participants will learn about sexual and asexual propagation techniques, tips for selecting herbaceous plants for your garden, and best practices for taking your own plant cuttings. This workshop will take place at the UMaine Gardens at Tidewater Farm in Falmouth, ME.   Instructors – Matthew Wallhead, Ornamental Horticulture Specialist for UMaine Cooperative Extension and Pamela Hargest, Horticulture Professional for UMaine Cooperative Extension in Cumberland County

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August 2019

Food Preservation Basics Series**

August 1 @ 12:45 pm - 2:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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$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…

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Intro to Medicinal Herbs

August 8 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
UMaine Gardens at Tidewater Farm, 028, r04
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
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$5
Lavender Flowers at Tidewater Farm

Would you like to learn the basics about medicinal herbs? Join us in the Gathering Circle and Herb Garden at the UMaine Gardens at Tidewater Farm for a presentation by Marissa Caminiti, Master Gardener Volunteer. Learn about best practices, traditional uses, proper techniques and preparation methods for medicinal herbs. Participants will receive recipes and information that they can easily start using at home. Herbal tea will be served. Master Gardener Volunteer - Marissa Caminiti is a 2011 graduate of both the…

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Cheese Board Condiments – Falmouth

August 13 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
UMaine Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
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$20
assorted home-canned foods

Impress your guests with homemade pickles and preserves on your next cheese board. From chutneys and jams to pickles and relishes, we'll sample and make two preserved products that pair well with cheese. Participants 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 insure safety and how to check for properly sealed jars. Participants may bring their own pressure canner dial gauge to class…

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September 2019

Tomato Salsa – Falmouth

September 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
UMaine Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
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$20

Ever wonder how to preserve all those great summer tomatoes? This hands-on food preservation workshop will teach you the basic steps for canning and freezing. Participants 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 insure safety and how to check for properly sealed jars. Participants may bring their own pressure canner dial gauge to class for a free accuracy test! Please bring a…

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