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46 Middle Street
Old Town, ME 04468 United States

June 2020

Food Preservation Demo (Old Town)

June 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Old Town Public Library, 46 Middle Street
Old Town, ME 04468 United States

Ever wonder how to preserve all those great fruits and vegetables grown right here in Maine? Join Cooperative Extension for an overview of current and tested safe practices of food preservation We will review water bath canners, pressure canners, freezing, food-safe freezer containers and dehydrating methods. We will have lots of tips and tricks to make your food preservation safe as well as fun. Laurie Bowen is a Community Education Assistant with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. She works…

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Food Preservation Demo (Old Town)

June 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Old Town Public Library, 46 Middle Street
Old Town, ME 04468 United States

Join Cooperative Extension for an evening of hands-on food preservation methods as we preserve that Maine kitchen staple, rhubarb. Participants will get some hands-on experience with preserving rhubarb by three different methods: water bath canner, freezing and drying. Laurie Bowen is a community education assistant with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. She works as a food system program assistant, providing food preservation workshops as well as Cooking For Crowds, a food safety training for volunteers.

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