Food Preservation Hands-On Workshops

Preparing for canningEver wonder how to preserve all those great garden vegetables? University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s hands-on food preservation workshops will teach you the basics of canning and freezing, including how to use pressure canners and water bath canners to preserve pickles, jam, and vegetables. Learn from the experts. We will provide fresh produce and canning jars. Workshops are taught by UMaine Extension staff and Master Food Preserver volunteers.

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

Date: June 27, 2018
Topic: Preserving Strawberry Jam
Location: UMaine Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Dr, Falmouth, ME
Time: 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Price: $20
To register: register online

Date: June 27, 2018
Topic: Preserving Strawberry Jam
Location: UMaine Extension Somerset County, 7 County Dr, Skowhegan, ME
Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Price: $10
To register: register online

Date: July 7, 2018
Topic: Food Preservation Workshop
Location: Fort Kent Community High School, 84 Pleasant St, Fort Kent, ME
Time: 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Price: $25
To register: register online

Date: July 10, 2018
Topic: Preserving Strawberry Jam
Location: Freeport Middle School, 19 Kendall Ln, Freeport, ME
Time: 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Price: $25
To register: register online

Date: July 14, 2018
Topic: Food Preservation Workshop
Location: Houlton Regional Hospital, 20 Hartford St, Houlton, ME
Time: 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Price: $25
To register: register online

Date: July 18, 2018
Topic: Cooking for Crowds-Bangor
Location: UMaine Extension, 307 Maine Ave, Bangor, ME
Time: 5:00
Price: $15
To register: register online

Date: July 21, 2018
Topic: Food Preservation Workshop
Location: UMaine Extension, 57 Houlton Rd, Presque Isle, ME
Time: 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Price: $25
To register: register online

Date: July 21, 2018
Topic: Food Preservation Workshop
Location: UMaine Extension, 307 Maine Ave, Bangor, ME
Time:  8:30-11:30 a.m.
Price: $20
To register: register online

Date: July 21, 2018
Topic: Herbal Jams, Jellies, & Preserves
Location: Shaker Village, 707 Shaker Rd, New Gloucester, ME
Time:  1:00-3:00 p.m.
Price: $30
To register: register online

Date: July 24, 2018
Topic: Preserving Green Beans
Location: UMaine Extension, 7 County Drive, Skowhegan, ME
Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Price: $10
To register: register online

Date: July 24, 2018
Topic: Pickling Green Beans
Location: UMaine Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Dr, Falmouth, ME
Time: 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Price: $20
To register: register online

Date: July 28, 2018
Topic: Pickling Green Beans
Location: Alewives Brook Farm, 83 Old Ocean House Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Price: $20
To register: register online

Date: August 7, 2018
Topic: Preserving Blueberries
Location: Adult Learning Center, 486 Turner Center Rd, Turner, ME
Time: 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Price: $30
To register: register online

Date: August 9, 2018
Topic: Preserving Blueberries
Location: Wells Reserve at Laudholm, 342 Laudholm Farm Road, Wells, ME
Time: 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Price: $20
To register: register online

Date: August 28, 2018
Topic: Preserving Tomatoes
Location: UMaine Extension, 7 County Drive, Skowhegan, ME
Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Price: $10
To register: register online