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Cooking For Crowds Food Safety


with Laurie Bowen

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 10, 2020 at 5:30 pm

This workshop offers up to date information on how to handle, transport, store and prepare foods safely for large group functions, including at soup kitchens, church suppers and food pantries. Participants will receive “Cooking for Crowds,” a manual specifically designed for volunteer cooks, as well as a certificate of attendance, food safety posters, refrigerator and meat thermometers

This class meets the Good Shepherd Food Bank food safety training requirements

Preserving Rhubarb


with Laurie Bowen

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 14, 2020 at 5:30 pm

UMaine Community Education Assistant, Laurie Bowen, will teach you the basic steps for canning and freezing rhubarb. Participants will receive a food preservation packet and will learn recommended methods for preserving foods. Everyone will go home with a jar of what we make.

Preserving the Harvest


with Laurie Bowen

Calendar Next available session starts May 12, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Ever wonder how to preserve all those great garden vegetables? University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s hands-on food preservation workshops will teach you the basics of canning and freezing, including how to use water bath canners to preserve pickles, jam, and vegetables. Learn from the experts. We will provide fresh produce and canning jars. Each participant will take home a jar of what we prepare and canning packet.

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