Preserving Fruit Using Natural Sweeteners
Learn how to preserving summer fruits using less sugar in this hands-on workshop. A UMaine Extension Master Food Preserver will teach you how to safely substitute natural sweeteners like honey, maple syrup, and fruit juice into your favorite recipes when canning. Participants will receive a "Preserving the Harvest" food preservation packet, and will learn recommended methods for preserving foods, the latest and safest recipes, about equipment to insure safety, and how to check for properly sealed jars. You will leave with a jar of fruit preserves! Please bring a potholder with you to the workshop. $30.