Food and Health

Alaska has many unique foods. Whether you have berries, fish, game meat or even seaweed, Extension can help you preserve and consume it safely. We have expertise and publications on things like pickling, boiling water bath canning, pressure canning, freezing and many more food preservation methods.

Extension also offers expertise and programs to help you be healthy. From radon testing to the Family Nutrition Program to testing your dial gauge pressure canner for accuracy, we can help you lead a healthy life.


  • Pressure Canner Dial Gauge Testing
    • Available at most of our offices. Call 877-520-5211 to find out where you can have your dial gauge tested.


Preparing salmon for canning