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Preserving the Harvest: Canning Cranberry Apple Jam

Preserving the Harvest: Cranberry Apple Jam UMaine Cooperative Extension Kittery Adult Education Program, Williams Avenue, Kittery, ME Tuesday, October 28, 2014 5:30-8:30 pm $20 This flavorful fall jam is great for holiday meals and gifts. Come learn safe way to preserve fall fruits with University of Maine Cooperative Extension staff and Master Food Preserver volunteers. […]

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Seacoast Food Swap, October 19

Join the October Food Swap on Sunday, October 19th at Blue Moon Evolution in Exeter, NH, to swap homegrown, handmade, or foraged edible delights with like-minded food lovers from the NH Seacoast region: October Food Swap Seacoast Food Swap Blue Moon Evolution, Clifford Street, Exeter, NH Sunday, October 19, 2014 2–4 pm What: A food […]

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Preserving the Harvest: Apple Chutney, October 7

Preserving the Harvest: Apple Chutney University of Maine Cooperative Extension Marshwood Adult & Community Education, Marshwood High School, South Berwick, ME Tuesday, October 7, 2014 6 – 8:30 pm $5 The name “chutney” covers a wide variety of foodstuffs. The common element which makes them all “chutneys” is that they are used in cooking to […]

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Preserving the Harvest: All Things Herbs, October 7

Preserving the Harvest: All Things Herbs Kate McCarty, UMaine Cooperative Extension York Adult & Community Education, York High School, York, ME Tuesday, October 7, 2014 5:30 – 8 pm $25 Join UMaine Extension staff and Master Food Preserver volunteers and learn different techniques to best preserve herbs. We will discuss freezing and drying herbs, making […]

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Preserving the Harvest: Canning Tomatoes

Capture the peak of the season through learning to can tomatoes in this hands-on workshop with Master Food Preserver and farmer Jeff Benton of Orange Circle Farm: We are officially entering into peak preserving season. It’s nice to sit back and enjoy the bounty that August has to offer, but there won’t be a better time to […]

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Become a Master Food Preserver!

Interested in food preservation techniques? Are you looking for a new learning experience and a volunteer activity in 2014? Become a Master Food Preserver through the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, and learn the art and science of food preservation. University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering a 10-session Master Food Preserver training program starting June 19 and ending […]

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Store Your Harvest, Put your Garden to Bed, September 25

Enjoy your harvest through the winter months and beyond! Learn the best conditions to store and preserve your fruit and vegetables in UNH Cooperative Extension’s “Storing Your Harvest” workshop onWednesday, Sept. 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. The final workshop in the Autumn Garden Series, “Closing Up Your Garden,” will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 2. […]

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How to Freeze Tomatoes

Freezing tomatoes is the quickest and easiest way to preserve them — just wash, hull, and package up. When you’re ready to use them, the skins will slip off without the extra step of blanching. From the University of Maine Cooperative Extension: http://umaine.edu/food-health/food-preservation/how-to-videos/how-to-freeze-tomatoes/

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Freezing, Fermenting & Dehydrating: How to Preserve Your Harvest, August 19

Freezing, Fermenting & Dehydrating: How to Preserve Your Harvest Food and Health Forum Blue Moon Evolution, Exeter, NH Sunday, August 19, 2013 7 pm What do you dowhen the tomatoes and zucchinis are piled up high on your counter? Cucumbers are crowding out the frig? Take advantage of the abundance of the harvest and save […]

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Water Bath Canning, August 25

Water Bath Canning Greater Seacoast Permaculture Group Durham Community Church, 17 Main St, Durham, NH Sunday, August 25, 2013 1– 4 pm Want to preserve some of this season’s bounty for the winter? High acid fruits and veggies are easy to can with a simple water bath method. Come learn how! Canning can be a […]

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