University of Maine Cooperative Extension Educator Kathy Savoie is offering a three-hour “Preserving the Harvest” workshop from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 27, at the Waldo County Extension office, 992 Waterville Road.

The workshop will also be offered by another extension educator at the same time and date at the Islesboro Community Center, 103 Pendleton Point Road, Islesboro.

There is a materials fee of $10 per person. Participants will receive a “Preserving the Harvest” food preservation packet and will learn recommended methods for preserving foods, the latest and safest recipes and equipment to insure safety and how to check for properly sealed jars. Participants need to bring a potholder with them to the workshop.

Call 342-5971 or 800-287-1426 by July 20 to register. Materials fee is payable by check to “CCEA” putting “Preserving the Harvest and date” the memo section. Please contact the workshop instructor, Kathy Savoie, MS RD, extension educator, if you need special accommodations to attend seven days prior to the event at 780-4205 or 800-287-1471 or e-mail