UMaine Extension food-preserving webinar series starts June 16 

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering a new series of monthly webinars about preserving Maine foods starting June 16, from noon–12:45 p.m. 

 “Common Home Food Preservation Ingredients and Equipment” topics include recommended equipment and ingredients for canning and freezing, as well as how to resolve common problems. UMaine Extension instructors will lead each workshop in an interactive format.

Registration is required; a $5 donation per session is optional. Register on the event webpage to receive the link and resources. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Kate McCarty, 207.781.6099;

Information about more upcoming workshops is available on the Extension food preservation website.