BANGOR, Maine — University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a Food Preservation Hands-on workshop on Thursday, August 22 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Penobscot County office, 307 Maine Ave., Bangor, ME.
Ever 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 water bath canner to preserve pickles, jam, and vegetables. Learn from the experts. We will provide fresh produce and canning jars.
Cost is $20 and each participant will receive a home canning packet and jar of what we preserve.
For more information or to request a disability accommodation call 207.942.7396 or within Maine 1.800.287.1485.
About University of Maine Cooperative Extension: As a trusted resource for over 100 years, University of Maine Cooperative Extension has supported UMaine’s land and sea grant public education role by conducting community-driven, research-based programs in every Maine county. UMaine Extension helps support, sustain and grow the food-based economy. It is the only entity in our state that touches every aspect of the Maine Food System, where policy, research, production, processing, commerce, nutrition, and food security and safety are integral and interrelated. UMaine Extension also conducts the most successful out-of-school youth education program in Maine through 4-H.
–University of Maine Cooperative Extension
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