Food Preservation-Hands On Canning Workshop

Posted June 17, 2013, at 10:03 a.m.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 5:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Location: University of Maine Cooperative Extension - Waldo County, 992 Waterville Rd., Waldo, Maine

For more information: Billiejo Pendleton; 207-342-5971;

University of Maine Cooperative Extension

UMaine Cooperative Extension Offering Canning Workshop

WALDO, ME—University of Maine Cooperative Extension has announced that a Canning Workshop will be held on Tuesday July 23rd at UMaine Cooperative Extension Building 992 Waterville Rd. Waldo, ME, beginning at 5:30pm and ending at 8:30pm. Registration is $12 and must be paid in advance.

In this course you will learn the basics behind home food preservation and food safety. The course will consist of insight into how canning and freezing function as preservation methods. This is a hands-on workshop where attendees will be canning pickles.

For more information, to register, or to request special accommodations, contact Billie Jo Pendleton or Sonia Antunes at (207) 342-5971 or 1-800-287-1426 (in Maine), or email or

Registration fees must be paid in full prior to the class. Payment should be made to UMaine and mailed to UMCE Attn: Billie Jo, 992 Waterville Rd. Waldo, ME 04915.

UMaine Extension programs are open and accessible to all in accordance with program goals. To provide adequate time to respond to your request please provide as much notice as possible.