Online class to cover a range of food preservation techniques

Sliced ripe strawberries are arranged on a round drying rack.
Photo courtesy of UAF Cooperative Extension Service.
Strawberries sit on a rack for drying, a common method of preserving food.

Learn how to get the most out of the food you have grown, harvested or bought during a free one-hour overview of food preservation methods.  

Leif Albertson, University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service health, home and family development agent, will teach this virtual class. Attendees will learn how to extend the life of their food using a variety of preservation methods. These include refrigeration, root cellars, pickling, fermenting, sugar, dehydrating, boiling water canning and pressure canning. 

The class, available statewide via Zoom, will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25. Registration is required at

For accommodation requests and more information, contact Molly Johansson at 907-786-6313 or