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Food Preservation - Hands-On Workshops

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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 facility where we can host it? Request a workshop!

Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Topic: Preserving Apples: Hot Water Bath Canning
Time: 5:30-8:30 pm
Location: Wells High School, 200 Sanford Rd., Wells
Cost: $35
To register: Sign up online

Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Topic: Herbal Vinegars and Salad Dressings
Time: 6:00-8:00 pm
Location: Lisbon Adult Ed, 19 Gartley St., Lisbon
Cost: $25
To register: Sign up online

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Topic: Fermenting Vegetables
Time: 6:00-8:00 pm
Location: Lewiston High School, 156 East Ave., Lewiston
Cost: $19
To register: Sign up online

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