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Cooperative Extension in Cumberland County

Preserving Strawberry Jam

Freeport Community Center 53 Depot Rd, Freeport, ME, United States

Local Strawberries are finally here!  Make the most of the short season by learning the basics of canning and freezing with UMaine Cooperative Extension staff!  Learn recommended methods for preserving fruit using less sugar, the latest and safest recipies, how to ensure safety, and how to check for properly sealed jars.  Start the summer with […]

$30

Fermenting Sauerkraut and Kimchi

Freeport Community Center 53 Depot Rd, Freeport, ME, United States

Come learn the process of making your own sauerkraut or kimchi through the wonders of fermentation. This hands-on food preservation workshop taught by UMaine Extension volunteers and staff will teach you the basic steps for fermenting. Learn the basics, such as preserving equipment, recommended recipes and ingredients, and enjoy the ease of fermentation. You will […]

$30

Boiling Water Bath Canning and Freezing

Freeport Community Center 53 Depot Rd, Freeport, ME, United States

Ever wonder how to preserve all those great garden vegetables? 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 ensure safety and how […]

$35
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