Food Preservation Workshops

bowls of peppers, green beans, and a bunch of carrots with canner and canning jarsEver wonder how to preserve all those great garden vegetables? University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s 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.

Join our food preservation webinar series Preserving the Maine Harvest Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m. Registration is required.

Date: Tuesdays, May 26 – October 27, 2020
Topic: canning, freezing, dehydrating, fermenting, storage of Maine foods
Time: 2:00 – 2:45 p.m.
Location: virtual
Price: $5 suggested donation (optional)
To register: sign up online

Date: September 29, 2020
Topic: Boiling Water Bath Canning
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: virtual
Price: $25
To register: call 207.236.7800, ext 3274 or sign up online

Date: October 6, 2020
Topic: Atmospheric Steam Canning
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: virtual
Price: $25
To register: call 207.236.7800, ext 3274 or sign up online

Date: October 15, 2020
Topic: Fermenting Vegetables
Time: 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: virtual
Price: $23
To register: call 207.596.7752, ext 3 or sign up online

Date: October 22, 2020
Topic: Canning
Time: 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: virtual
Price: $23
To register: call 207.596.7752, ext 3 or sign up online

Date: October 29, 2020
Topic: Relish
Time: 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: virtual
Price: $23
To register: call 207.596.7752, ext 3 or sign up online