Food Preservation Workshops and Webinars

Tomato salsa with peppers and a towel

Ever wonder how to preserve and use all of that great locally-grown produce? 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. Workshops are taught by UMaine Extension staff and Master Food Preserver volunteers.

Financial assistance is available; please contact the UMaine Extension staff at for more information.

In-Person Preserving Workshops

Date: January 11, 2023
Topic: Preserving Marmalades
Location: Bath Regional Career and Technical Center, 826 Shipbuilder Dr., Bath, ME
Time: 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $40
To register: Register for Preserving Marmalade Workshop

Date: January 18, 2023
Topic: Fermenting Sauerkraut
Location: Root Wild Kombucha, 135 Washington Ave., Portland, ME
Time: 5:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $25
To register: Register for Fermenting Kombucha Workshop

Financial assistance is available for those in need; please contact UMaine Extension staff at for more information.

Don’t see a workshop offered near you? Request a food preservation workshop by completing and submitting the Request a Food Preservation Workshop form.

Looking for food preservation webinars recordings and resources? View our Food Preservation and Nutrition Webinar Resources