More ‘Preserving the Harvest’ workshops offered around state

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering hands-on “Preserving the Harvest” workshops throughout the summer and fall in locations around the state.

Upcoming workshops include:

Boiling Water Bath Canning and Freezing

  • 6–9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, Messalonskee High School, 131 Messalonskee High Drive, Oakland; $26

Canning Tomatoes and Salsa

  • 5:30–8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, UMaine Extension, 24 Main St., Lisbon Falls; $20
  • 5:30–8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, UMaine Extension, 138 Pleasant St. Suite 1, Farmington; $20

Preserve the Harvest: Apples and More

  • 6–9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, Scarborough High School, 11 Municipal Drive, Scarborough; $26

Fermenting Sauerkraut

  • 6–7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, Skowhegan Area High School, 61 Academy Circle, Skowhegan; $25

Preserving the Harvest: A Hands-On Food Preservation Workshop

  • 5:30–8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, Traip Academy, 12 Williams Ave., Kittery; $30

Canning and Preservation

  • 6:30–8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, Lewiston High School, 146 East Ave., Lewiston; $29

Making Low-Sugar Jam from Frozen Maine Fruit

  • 6–9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, Bonny Eagle Middle School, 92 Sokokis Trail, Buxton; $30

UMaine Extension staff and volunteers will lead the workshops. Fresh produce, jars and other canning equipment will be provided. Fees include a sample to take home.

Registration is online. More workshops will be added. For more information, or to request a disability accommodation, call 781.6099 or 800.287.1471 (in Maine).