Preserving Veggies Topic of Workshops



ELLSWORTH — The University of Maine Cooperative Extension Office in Hancock County will be offering several opportunities to learn about preserving garden vegetables.

 

The hands-on “Preserving the Harvest” workshops will teach participants the basic steps to success for canning with either a pressure canner or hot water bath, as well as drying and freezing methods.

Workshops will be offered on the following dates:

  • Monday, Aug. 24, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Topic: Pressure Canning.
  • Thursday, Aug. 27, 3 to 5 p.m. Topic: Freezing and Drying Your Harvest.
  • Saturday, Aug. 29, 9 to 11 a.m. Topic: Freezing and Drying Your Harvest.

The cost for each workshop is  $5.

The workshops will be held at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Office, 63 Boggy Brook Road in Ellsworth.

Pre-registration is required. Space is limited to 10.

Call:  (800) 287-1479 or 667-8212 or e-mail [email protected] for more information.

 

For more community news, pick up a copy of The Ellsworth American.

 

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