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
- 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).