fresh produce and canning jars containing jam; photo by Edwin Remsberg

Food Preservation Workshop, Presque Isle, July 11 & 18, 2019 from 6PM to 9PM


Presque Isle:  The University of Maine Cooperative Extension will be offering a food preservation workshop at the Presque Isle office from 6PM to 9PM on July 11 & July 18th.  This is a “hands-on” class that will cover water bath and pressure canning, freezing and drying.

Pre-registration is required and class size is limited to 12. Cost for the workshop is $25.00 per person.  A $10 processing fee will be retained in case of “no-show”.  Full refund if notified at least 24 hours prior to workshop.

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Program Description

Ever wonder how to preserve all those great garden fruits and vegetables? University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s hands-on preservation workshop will teach you the basics of canning, freezing, and drying garden produce, including water bath and pressure canning. Learn from the experts. We will provide fresh produce and canning jars.

For more information about hands-on food preservation workshop offerings in other locations and dates visit Food Preservation Workshops.

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call Sharon Paradis at UMaine Cooperative Extension at 834-3905 or 800-287-1421 to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 5 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however all requests will be considered.

Program Details


Thursday’s July 11 & 18, 2019


6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Contact Name

Sharon Paradis, UMaine Extension Staff

Contact Email


UMaine Extension, 57 Houlton Road, Presque Isle 04769


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