Extension offers Lunch and Learn Preserve Apples workshop, pressure gauge testing

DOVER-FOXCROFT — It’s that time of year to enjoy those wonderful Maine apples, and dehydrating is a great way to preserve the harvest.

In a University of Maine Cooperative Extension Lunch and Learn Preserve Apples workshop at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 23 at the Piscataquis County office, 165 East Main Street. Extension personnel will review the recommended safe practices to dehydrate a harvest. Recipes for apple products also will be available.

Also available that day will be free canner pressure gauge testing from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Annual testing is recommended to ensure accuracy. No appointment is needed. 

The workshop is free; please register on the event webpage at so Extension can plan accordingly. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact 207-564-3301 or

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