FARMINGTON — The Franklin County Office of the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, 138 Pleasant St. will offer a three-hour food preservation workshop from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9. Felicia Dumont, Cooperative Extension Food Preservation Program Aide, will teach the class. Cost is $12.

Participants can learn the basics of canning and freezing, including how to use pressure canners and water bath canners, to preserve pickles, jam, and vegetables. Bring a potholder to the workshop. Fresh produce and canning jars will be provided.

Pre-registration and pre-payment is required. The maximum number of workshop participants is 10. The minimum number is 8. Deadline to register is Aug. 3.

For more information, call 778-4650, 800-287-1478 or email [email protected]

Only subscribers are eligible to post comments. Please subscribe or to participate in the conversation. Here’s why.

Use the form below to reset your password. When you've submitted your account email, we will send an email with a reset code.