Canning Workshop Offered

Posted Sept. 07, 2012, at 11:22 a.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012 4:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: University of Maine Cooperative Extension - Hancock County, 63 Boggy Brook Road, Ellsworth, ME

For more information: Sue Baez; 207-667-8212

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension office at Hancock County will be offering a Canning workshop on Tuesday, September 25th from 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Eat Well Nutrition Associate, Felicia Dumont will demonstrate how to Preserve blueberry Jam using a water bath canning method, and will talk about using a pressure canner.

Space is limited to 15 participants. In order to reserve your spot, send in your pre-paid registration fee of $15 along with your name and contact information to: University of Maine Cooperative Extension, 63 Boggy Brook Road, Ellsworth, ME 04605. Deadline to register: September 17th, 2012. For more information: 1-800-287-1479

Printed information on Preserving your harvest can be found at

If you are a person with a disability and will need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call 1-800-287-1479 to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least (7) before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however all requests will be accepted.