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Canning Basics - A Hands-on Food Preservation Workshop

$10

with Kate McCarty, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Aug 7, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Ever wonder how to preserve all those great garden vegetables? This hands-on food preservation workshop will teach you the basic steps for canning and freezing. 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. Participants may bring their own pressure canner dial gauge to class for a free accuracy test! Please bring a potholder with you to the workshop.

Material fee:  $20 paid to instructor at workshop.

Cooking with Kids A

$39

with Patricia LeBlanc, MSAD#1 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 24, 2018 at 3 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Kids can learn some cooking fun, use some math skills, and experiment with various foods...We will do some really fun snacks, learn more about the importance of fruit and vegetables and the basics of sanitation. Recommended ages from 8 to 12 year olds.

Ages 8 - 12  This is a 6 week class

Cooking with Kids B

$39

with Patricia LeBlanc, MSAD#1 Adult Education

Calendar Nov 6, 2018 at 3 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Kids can learn some cooking fun, use some math skills, and experiment with various foods...We will do some really fun snacks, learn more about the importance of fruit and vegetables and the basics of sanitation. Recommended ages from 8 to 12 year olds.

Ages 8 - 12 This is a 6 week class

Fresh Flavors of Hawaii

$40

with Chris Toy, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Aug 13, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Chris spent the month of February in Hawaii! Come and see what he learned between walking the beaches, rainforests and lava fields. Join Chris for a taste of Hawaii with some Hawaiian Salmon Poke Salad, the Classic Hawaiian comfort food Loco Moco, and smokey and tangy Huli Huli Chicken. Bring an empty stomach and empty containers for possible leftovers! $10 food fee included in the cost. No discounts.

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Kettle Cooking

$45

with Patricia LeBlanc, MSAD#1 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 19, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Do you enjoy home cooked meals, but often find that your time is limited? We'll try some great recipe ideas using just one kettle; and we don't mean crockpot! Kettle cooking is an electric pot that is fast and does so many different things with very little clean-up time. Sound too good to be true? You will wonder how you ever got along without this appliance in your kitchen. Guaranteed to be a fun, relaxing evening for all. You won't want to miss this...AND

This is a 8 week course

 

Meatless Mondays & Delectable Eating #2

$45

with Sara Cromwell, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Aug 7, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

For those who have taken the Meatless Mondays Part I course previously, here’s the follow-up you asked for with more options and recipes to expand your menus. Join Sara in cooking meatless meals that help your wallet as well as the planet. All are welcome whether you attended previous class or not. These recipes are delicious! Food fee of $10 included. No discounts.

Preserving the Harvest: Apples and More

$5

with Kate McCarty, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education

Calendar Oct 25, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Ever wonder how to preserve all those great fall apples?  Come learn, thanks to the University of Maine Cooperative Extension staff and Master Food Preserver volunteers, the many ways to preserve apples.  Participants will learn about the recommended methods for preserving, the latest and safest recipes, the equipment to insure safety, and how to check for properly sealed jars. Take home a food preservation packet of fact sheets, more recipes, and your finished jar of preserves!  Bring a pot holder. Materials fee: $20 per person payable to the instructor at class. 

Recovery from Sugar Addiction

$50

with Sarah McLean, MSAD#1 Adult Education

Calendar Oct 4, 2018 at 5:30 pm

If you feel like you have no control with it comes to sugar, then this is the class for you.  Sugar addiction is very real and is a struggle for many people.  

Join Sarah McLean, psychotherapist and recovering sugar addict, to learn the effects of sugar on our health and how to overcome your sugar addiction.  

This 5 week class will be held in our office and cost a total of $50





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