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Preparing for canningEver wonder how to preserve all those great garden vegetables? University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s hands-on food preservation workshops will teach you the basics of canning and freezing, including how to use pressure canners and water bath canners to preserve pickles, jam, and vegetables. Learn from the experts. We will provide fresh produce and canning jars. Workshops are taught by UMaine Extension and Master Food Preserver volunteers.

Would you like to see a workshop in your area? Know of a great kitchen facility where we can host it? Request a workshop!

Date: March 2, 2016
Topic: 
Fermenting Vegetables
Location: Old Orchard Beach High School, 40 E. Emerson Cummings Blvd., Old Orchard Beach
Time: 6-8pm
Cost: $29
To register: sign up online or call (207) ) 934-7922

Date: March 22, 2016
Topic: Preserving Herbs
Location: Lewiston High School, 156 East Ave., Lewiston
Time: 6-8pm
Cost: $29
To register: sign up online or call (207) 795-4141

Date: March 31, 2016
Topic: Introduction to Food Preservation
Location: Lisbon Adult Education, 19 Gartley St., Lisbon
Time: 6-8pm
Cost: $25
To register: sign up online or call (207) 353-3037

Date: April 6, 2016
Topic: Herbal Vinegars and Salad Dressings
Location: Lisbon Adult Education, 19 Gartley St., Lisbon
Time: 6-8pm
Cost: $25
To register: sign up online or call (207) 353-3037

Date: April 26, 2016
Topic: Introduction to Food Preservation
Location: Bonny Eagle Middle School, 92 Sokokis Trail, Buxton
Time: 6-8pm
Cost: $19
To register: sign up online or call (207) 929-9185

Date: April 27, 2016
Topic: Introduction to Food Preservation
Location: York High School, 1 Robert Stevens Dr., York
Time: 6-8pm
Cost: $29
To register: sign up online or call (207) 363-7922 

Date: May 2, 2016
Topic: Introduction to Food Preservation
Location: Scarborough High School, 11 Municipal Dr., Scarborough
Time: 6-8pm
Cost: $13
To register: sign up online or call (207) 730-5040

Date: May 17, 2016
Topic: Introduction to Food Preservation
Time: 6-8pm
Location: Freeport Middle School, Kendall Lane, Freeport
Cost: $15
To register: sign up online or call (207) 865-6171


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