University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer “Preserving the Maine Harvest: Fermenting Vegetables” with vegetables such as white cabbage. Photo courtesy of UMaine Cooperative Extension

ORONO — University of Maine Cooperative Extension plans to offer a webinar about preserving foods using fermentation from noon to 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12.

Preserving the Maine Harvest: Fermenting Vegetables will feature an exploration of the science of fermentation, a discussion and demonstration of the basic steps of making sauerkraut, and tips for success in an interactive format.

UMaine Extension food preservation staff will lead the workshop.

Registration is required; a $5 donation is optional. To receive a link and resources, visit

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