ORONO — University of Maine Cooperative Extension plans to offer a series of hands-on workshops about preserving Maine foods beginning Thursday, Sept. 16.

The “Preserving the Harvest” fall workshop series begins with pressure canning and will also cover topics such as canning basics and fermenting. Instructors share recipes and techniques in an interactive format.

Workshops are offered in partnership with libraries and adult education programs throughout Maine.

Registration is required. To sign up and to view the upcoming workshop schedule about the program, visit extension.umaine.edu.

For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Kate McCarty at 207-781-6099 or [email protected].