SKOWHEGAN — Preserving the garden’s harvest will be the focus of a hands-on workshop set for 5:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at the UMaine Extension office, 7 County Drive.

Workshop leaders will demonstrate basic steps for safely canning and freezing fresh tomatoes using the latest USDA recommendations.

The $10 fee per workshop includes produce and a sample jar to take home; participants should bring a potholder. Enrollment is limited to 12, with a minimum of eight required. Limited financial assistance is available.

For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Kathy Hopkins, 474-9622 or [email protected] or visit

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