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: September 26, 2018
Topic: Boiling Water Bath Canning Basics
Location: Mattanawcook Academy, 33 Reed Dr, Lincoln, ME
Time: 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Price: $20
To register: call Linda 207.794.6712

Date: September 26, 2018
Topic: Preserving Salsa
Location: Gardiner High School, 40 West Hill Rd, Gardiner, ME
Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Price: $25
To register: register online

Date: September 27, 2018
Topic: Pickling
Location: Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St, Freeport, ME
Time: 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Price: $25
To register: register online

Date: September 27, 2018
Topic: Freezing Basics
Location: Mid-Coast School of Technology, 1 Main St, Rockland, ME
Time: 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Price: $20
To register: register online

Date: October 2, 2018
Topic: Boiling Water Bath Canning
Location: Mid-Coast School of Technology, 1 Main St, Rockland, ME
Time: 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Price: $20
To register: register online

Date: October 2, 2018
Topic: Preserving Jam and Jelly
Location: Somerville, ME
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Price: $15
To register: register online

Date: October 2, 2018
Topic: Preserving Apples
Location: Traip Academy, 12 Williams Ave, Kittery, ME
Time: 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Price: $28
To register: register online

Date: October 4, 2018
Topic: Preserving Jam and Salsa
Location: Biddeford Learning Center, 189 Alfred St, Biddeford, ME
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Price: $19
To register: register online

Date: October 10, 2018
Topic: Boiling Water Bath Canning & Freezing
Location: Messalonskee High School, 131 Messalonskee High Dr, Oakland, ME
Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Price: $25
To register: register online

Date: October 10, 2018
Topic: Preserving Pickles
Location: Mattanawcook Academy, 33 Reed Dr, Lincoln, ME
Time: 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Price: $20
To register: call Linda 207.794.6712

Date: October 11, 2018
Topic: Preserving Apples
Location: Lewiston High School, 156 East Ave, Lewiston, ME
Time: 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Price: $28
To register: register online

Date: October 17, 2018
Topic: Drying Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs
Location: Orono Middle School, 14 Goodridge Dr, Orono, ME
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Price: $16
To register: register online

Date: October 23, 2018
Topic: Make Your Own Kombucha
Location: Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St, Freeport, ME
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Price: $25
To register: register online

Date: October 24, 2018
Topic: Fermenting Sauerkraut
Location: Nokomis Regional High School, 266 Williams Rd, Newport, ME
Time: 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Price: $10
To register: register online

Date: October 25, 2018
Topic: Preserving Apples
Location: Riverside United Methodist Church, 5 School St, Porter, ME
Time: 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Price: $25
To register: register online