In-person food preservation, fermentation classes offered in Anchorage

Date: Thursdays, Jan. 6-27
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Location: Viking Hall, 8141 Briarwood St., Anchorage

A variety of vegetables, meats and cheese are arranged for a photo.
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The UAF Cooperative Extension Service is offering classes on how to preserve vegetables, meats and cheeses such as these.

Join Leif Albertson for a series of in-person, hands-on classes in January to learn how to preserve meat, poultry and game; make homemade yogurt; pickle vegetables; and can salmon.

Albertson is a member of the health, home and family development faculty at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service. 

Classes will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays, Jan. 6-27. Everything necessary for the classes will be provided and students will take home a jar of prepared food at the end of every class. 

Classes will be held at Viking Hall, 8141 Briarwood St., Anchorage. Register at Costs range from $35 to $45 per class, or sign up for all four for $140. Registration deadline is Dec. 30.

For more information, contact Gina Dionne in Anchorage at or 907-786-6313.

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