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Preserving the Maine Harvest: September 2020 Series


Tuesdays, September 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29, 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 or 207.949-4057.

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Program Description

September 1 – Canning Relish

  • Demonstrate how to can relish
  • Explain the importance of following a tested recipe
  • Discuss steps to success
  • Answer your questions

September 8 – Preserving Apples

  • Discuss methods for preserving apples
  • Demonstrate how to make applesauce
  • Explain storage techniques
  • Answer your questions

September 15 – Pressure Canning Soups/Stocks

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

September 22 – Fermenting Vegetables

  • Demonstrate fermenting sauerkraut
  • Explain the science of fermentation
  • Discuss steps to success
  • Answer your questions

September 29 – Dehydrating Fruits and Vegetables

  • Demonstrate how to dehydrate fruits and vegetables
  • Discuss uses for dehydrated foods
  • 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


Tuesdays, September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2020


2:00PM – 2:45PM


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Contact Name

Kate McCarty, UMaine Extension staff

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Contact Phone

207.781.6099, 1.800.287.1471 (in Maine)

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