LISBON FALLS – A “Preserving the Harvest” workshop will be offered from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, July 26, at the Androscoggin/Sagadahoc County Extension Office, 24 Main St.

Persons interested in attending are asked to register before Monday, July 19, by calling 1-800-287-1458. The University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering the free three-hour workshop.

Participants will receive a “Preserving the Harvest” food preservation packet. The workshop will be presented using a variety of lecture, discussion and activities on food preservation topics. Participants will learn recommended methods for preserving foods, the latest and safest recipes, and equipment to insure safety and how to check for properly sealed jars.

Participants may bring their own pressure-canning gauge to class for a free accuracy calibration and should bring a potholder.


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