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BDN Event: Food Preservation 101 (online)
June 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Don’t know the difference between hot water canning and pressure canning? Want to know the best way to preserve the harvest from your garden? Want to find out how to freeze your rhubarb to make a pie in November? Then join the BDN’s Sam Schipani as she welcomes experts from the University of Maine Cooperative Extension to our online event series on Thursday, June 4 at 5 p.m.
While free to attend, participants are asked to register in advance. After you register you will receive an email from Zoom with instructions to join from your computer or smartphone. This link is personalized for you, and clicking on it is the easiest and fastest way to join the meeting.
If you’d like to send in a question ahead of time, email Melanie Brooks at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Presenters:
Kathy Savoie, MS, RD has been an Extension Educator with UMaine Extension for over 15 years. She provides educational outreach in Southern Maine in the areas of home food preservation, food safety, and nutrition education to consumers. She coordinates the Master Food Preserver program in Maine.
Kate McCarty has been the Food Systems Professional at UMaine Extension since 2009, after serving in the AmeriCorps VISTA program. She has completed the Master Food Preserver program, an intensive, hands-on training in all aspects of home food preservation. Kate manages the volunteer efforts of the 60+ Master Food Preserver volunteers statewide.