Press Release

UMaine Cooperative Extension offering canning workshop

 WALDO, Maine — University of Maine Cooperative Extension has announced that a canning workshop will be held 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13, at UMaine Cooperative Extension Building 992, Waterville Road, Waldo.

Registration is $12 and must be paid in advance.

The course offers basics of   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 e-mail 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 Road, Waldo, ME 04915.


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