SKOWHEGAN, Maine － Preserving the garden’s harvest is the focus of hands-on workshops this summer with University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Somerset County. All workshops will be 5:30－8:30 p.m. at the UMaine Extension office, 7 County Drive, Skowhegan.
Workshop dates and focus of preservation:
Each workshop will demonstrate basic steps for safely canning and freezing fresh produce using the latest USDA recommendations.
The $10 fee per workshop includes produce and a sample jar to take home; participants should bring a potholder. Enrollment is limited to 12, with a minimum of eight required. Limited financial assistance is available. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Kathy Hopkins, 207.474.9622, email@example.com. More information is online.
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 educational program in Maine through 4-H.
–University of Maine Cooperative Extension
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