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Letís Preserve Berries

Learn how to preserve the fresh-picked berries by freezing or canning.

Letís Preserve Jellies, Jams, Spreads

Step-by-step instructions for making jellies, jams, and spreads. Covers general canning procedures, and process times. Includes videos and recipes.

Best Ways to Wash Fruits & Vegetables at Home

Are the fruit and vegetable washes you see in the supermarket necessary? This fact sheet weighs the effectiveness of different ways of washing produce in reducing food-borne illness..


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Growing Fruit Trees in Maine Growing Fruit Trees in Maine

Designed to provide the home orchardist with the knowledge to successfully grow fruit trees under Maine conditions, this booklet describes cultural practices for apple, pear, peach, cherry, plum, and apricot trees. Covers varieties adapted to Maine, rootstocks, planting, early care, fertilization, pollination, pruning, lack of fruitfulness, pests and diseases, and preparation for winter. Developed by Professor of Pomology Renae Moran and Associate Scientist Glen Koehler; includes 30 color photos that enhance text descriptions. 32 pages. © 2008 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.
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Vegetables and Fruits for Health & Entire Series Vegetables and Fruits for Health & Entire Series
Vegetables can help prevent cancer, heart disease, and obesity. Set of 24 2-page fact sheets: each explains the nutritive value of a specific vegetable or fruit, providesl cooking tips to help enhance flavor and retain nutrients, and offers tips on selection and storage. Select this item to buy entire series of 24 fact sheets---or select only specific fact sheets below---and click "add to cart" at bottom of page. 48 pages. © 2005, 2009 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.
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