UMaine Extension provides facts, recipes for strawberries, peas, leafy greens

UMaine Extension Provides Facts, Recipes For Strawberries, Peas, Leafy Greens - UMaine News

Freezing berries in season and making homemade low-sugar jams and jellies are some of the ways to increase access to a year-round supply of local foods, reduce sugar and lower grocery bills.

University of Maine Cooperative Extension Educator Kathy Savoie demonstrates strawberry freezing techniques in a easy to follow video (, and how to reduce the sugar content when making strawberry jam in this short video (

UMaine Extension also offers: upcoming food preservation workshops (, in person or via webinar, to coincide with the arrival of Maine’s seasonal foods, along with the monthly Spoonful Blog with recipes and bite-sized food and nutrition information.