Pickle workshops at Wilson Museum

CASTINE — August is the perfect season to pick produce and put it up for the long winter ahead.

The Wilson Museum’s Executive Director Patty Hutchins is leading a pair of hands-on pickle workshops on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 30 and 31, from 1-4 p.m. at the Hutchins Education Center in Castine.

Pickles to be processed include mustard pickles, dilly beans, sour pickles, relish, bread and butter pickles, spiced crabapples and dill pickles. Participants will relish taking home one to two pints of pickles per day.

The per-person cost of the “Pack a Pint of Pickles” program is $15 per day. Class size is limited to 10.

Call 326-9247 for more information or reserve a place on the museum’s website: www.wilsonmuseum.org/calendar.

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