Extension staff and class participants learn about hot water bath canning; photo by Edwin Remsberg

Preserving the Maine Harvest: Preserving Strawberries


Tuesday, June 16, 2020
2:00 – 2:45 PM

Join University of Maine Cooperative Extension food preservation staff for a lively discussion and demonstration on how to preserve Maine foods throughout our growing season. In this session, we will:

  • Demonstrate preserving low-sugar jam and freezing strawberries
  • Discuss low-sugar pectins and alternative sweeteners
  • Explain how to use frozen fruit in jams and jellies
  • Answer your questions

$5 suggested donation

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

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


Tuesday, June 16, 2020


2:00PM – 2:45PM


Online Webinar

Contact Name

Kate McCarty, UMaine Extension staff

Contact Email


Contact Phone

207.781.6099, 1.800.287.1471 (in Maine)


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