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University of Maine Cooperative Extension to hold food preservation workshops in Aroostook County

Community Author: Sharon Paradis
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AROOSTOOK COUNTY —  University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s hands-on food preservation workshop will teach you the basics of canning, freezing, and drying garden produce, including water bath and pressure canning. Learn from the experts.

We will provide fresh produce and canning jars. Cost: $25 per person. ($10 processing fee will be retained in case of “no-show”. Full refund if notified at least 24 hours prior to workshop.) The $25 fee includes materials.


HOULTON: 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays, July 9 and 16 at Houlton Regional Hospital, 20 Hartford St.

MADAWASKA: 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays July 10 and 17 at Madawaska Safety Complex, 428 Main St.

PRESQUE ISLE: 6-9 p.m. Thursdays July 11 and 8 at UMaine Cooperative Extension, 57 Houlton Road. Register online (Pre-registration is required and class size is limited) at extension.umaine.edu.

For more information or to request a disability accommodation, contact Sharon Paradis at 834-3905, 800-287-1421 (in Maine) or sharon.paradis@maine.edu .

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.