AROOSTOOK CO., Maine — University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer hands-on food preservation workshops on consecutive Saturdays in July in three Aroostook County communities.
Each workshop will be run 1-5 p.m. and cover basics of canning, freezing and drying garden produce, including water bath and pressure canning. Fresh produce and canning jars will be provided.
The workshop dates and locations are:
- July 7,Fort Kent Community High School, 84 Pleasant St., Fort Kent
- July 14,Houlton Regional Hospital, 20 Hartford St., Houlton
- July 21,UMaine Extension, 57 Houlton Road, Presque Isle
The $25 fee covers all materials, and each participant will get a sample jar to take home. Pre-registration is required online. A full refund will be given provided cancellation is done at least 24 hours in advance; a $10 fee will be retained in the event of a no-show.
For more information or to request an accommodation, contact Sharon Paradis, 207.834.3905, 800.287.1421 (in Maine) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
–University of Maine Cooperative Extension
For more articles out of New England, click here.