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Preserving the Maine Harvest: October 2020 Series

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Tuesdays, October 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2020
2:00 – 2:45 PM

Join the University of Maine Cooperative Extension food preservation staff for a lively discussion and demonstration on how to preserve Maine foods throughout our growing season.

$5 suggested donation per class.

Registration is required – Participants will receive the Zoom information after registering for this event.
If you need technical assistance, please contact Michele Lodgek at michele.lodgek@maine.edu or 207.949-4057.

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Program Description

October 6 – Winter Storage

  • Demonstrate how to extend produce through simple techniques
  • Explain how to use your home climate for successful storage
  • Discuss winter storage “dos and don’ts”
  • Answer your questions

October 13 – Storing Maine Grains and Repackaging Bulk Items

  • Discuss Maine-grown grains
  • Demonstrate how to extend the shelf life of dry goods
  • Explain how to repackage bulk goods safely
  • Answer your questions

October 20 – Pressure Canning Meats

  • Demonstrate how to can meat in a pressure canner
  • Discuss canning meat “dos and don’ts”
  • Answer your questions

October 27 – Preserving Cranberries

  • Demonstrate how to freeze cranberries
  • Discuss how to use frozen cranberries
  • Answer your questions

For more information about food preservation workshops, visit the UMaine Extension Food & Health website.

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call Kate McCarty at 207.781.6099 or 800.287.147 (in Maine) to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 7 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however, all requests will be considered.

Program Details

Date

Tuesdays, October 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2020

Time:

2:00PM – 2:45PM

Location

Online Webinar

Contact Name

Kate McCarty, UMaine Extension staff

Contact Email

kate.mccarty@maine.edu

Contact Phone

207.781.6099, 1.800.287.1471 (in Maine)

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