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in Personal Enrichment

Easy Plant-Based Cooking Demo Fall 2019

$10

with Alicia Randolph-Lucchesi

Calendar Sep 17, 2019 at 6 pm

Create & take home these seasonal recipes (Gluten & Soy-Free) *Chickapea Salad - chickpeas, spices, lots of variations! *Clean Start Kale Salad - if you’re not already a kale lover, you may be at the end of this demo! While we enjoy the creations you’ve made, we’ll have a q&a and will discuss other bean options and the importance of these protein powerhouses! Recipes & my seasonal eating guide will be included. Please bring an apron & container for leftovers.

Fermenting Sauerkraut Fall 2019

$25

with Laurie Bowen

Calendar Oct 9, 2019 at 5 pm

Come learn the process of making your own sauerkraut through the wonders of fermentation. This hands-on food preservation workshop will teach you the basic steps for fermenting. Learn the basics, such as preserving equipment, recommended recipes and ingredients, and enjoy the ease of fermentation. You will start a batch of sauerkraut, learn the steps towards fermentation, and take your first batch home to finish.

Free Nutrition and Cooking Education
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Free Nutrition and Cooking Education

Free

with Laurie Bowen

Calendar Oct 7, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Free Nutrition and Cooking Education

Pre-registration is required.

University of Maine Cooperative Extension Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program is FREE to income eligible adults with a child/children, pregnant, and if you are eligible for programs such as SNAP, WIC, or Head Start. 

In this program you will learn to:

  • Cook new recipes
  • Choose healthy foods
  • Save money at the grocery store
  • Keep food safe to eat
  • Be more active

To register, receive more information, or request a reasonable accommodation, contact:

University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Penobscot County

307 Maine Avenue

Bangor, Maine 04401

Phone: 207.942.7396 or 800.287.1485 (in Maine)

 

Preserving Jams Fall 2019

$25

with Laurie Bowen

Calendar Nov 6, 2019 at 5 pm

UMaine Extension’s hands-on food preservation workshop will teach you the basics of canning and freezing, including how to use a water bath canner to make jam. We will provide produce and canning jars. Each participant will receive a food preservation packet and will go home with a jar of what we make.

Preserving the Harvest Fall 2019

$25

with Laurie Bowen

Calendar Sep 25, 2019 at 5 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. Workshops are taught by UMaine Extension Community Education Assistant (CEA) Laurie Bowen.





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