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: February 19, 2019
Topic: Preserving the Harvest
Location: UMaine Extension, 165 East Main St, Dover-Foxcroft, ME
Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
To register: online or call 207.564.6525

Date: March 12, 2019
Topic: All Things Herbs
Location: Orono Middle School, 14 Goodridge Dr, Orono, ME
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
To register: online or call 207.866.4119

Date: March 21, 2019
Topic: Making Jam From Maine Frozen Fruit
Location: Riverside United Methodist Church, 5 School St, Porter, ME
Time: 5:30-8:00 p.m.
To register: online or call 207.625.4436

Date: April 9, 2019
Topic: Pepper Jam
Location: Lewiston High School, 156 East Ave, Lewiston, ME
Time: 5:30-8:00 p.m.
To register: online or call 207.795.4141

Date: April 23, 2019
Topic: Jam and Jelly Basics
Location: Somerville School, 665 Patricktown Rd, Somerville, ME
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
To register: online or call 207.549.4687

Date: April 23, 2019
Topic: Fermented Foods: Let’s Make Kimchi
Location: Scarborough High School, 11 Municipal Dr, Scarborough, ME
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
To register: online or call 207.730.5040

More Spring 2019 workshops coming soon!