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5:30 pm

Tomato Salsa Workshop

September 8 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Frinklepod Farm, 244 Log Cabin Road
Arundel, ME 04046 United States

Ever wonder how to preserve all those great garden tomatoes? This hands-on food preservation workshop, led by a Cooperative Extension Master Preserver, will teach you the basic steps for canning tomato salsa and freezing tomatoes. Participants will receive a "Preserving the Harvest" food preservation packet, and will learn recommended methods for preserving foods, the latest […]

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Wild Blueberry Production: A Five Week Course for Beginning Farmers and UMaine Students (online)

September 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until September 29, 2022

This course is an introduction to growing wild blueberries in Maine. The course covers field selection, agronomics, integrated pest management, pollinators, climate change challenges, economics, and an introduction to how this industry functions. The course includes one field trip during class time to observe an established blueberry field. This class is open to current students, […]

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6:00 pm

Canning 101

September 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Old Orchard Beach High School, 40 E. Emerson Cummings Blvd.
Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064 United States

How does one preserve all those great fall pears? The University of Maine Cooperative Extension staff and Master Food Preserver volunteers give you the biz on the many ways to preserve pears. Get hands-on making pear cranberry conserve, a unique, flavor-filled jam. Apply these techniques to preserving other fruits and vegetables. Explore recommended methods for […]

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