CASTINE — August is the perfect season to pick produce and put it up for the long winter ahead. Wilson Museum’s Executive Director Patty Hutchins will lead a four-part series of hands-on pickle workshops on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 23 and 24, and another batch the following week on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 30 and 31, from 1-4 p.m. each day 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 or $50 for the whole batch. 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.