Extension offers back-to-basics series in Anchorage

Time: 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays
Location: Anchorage Extension Outreach Center, 1840 Bragaw St., Room 119

The UAF Cooperative Extension Service will host Back to Basics in the City, a workshop series in Anchorage that begins Jan. 31.

Weekly workshops will run from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, through March 21, at Extension’s Anchorage Outreach Center at 1840 Bragaw St., Room 119.

Juneau agent Sarah Lewis will teach the first class, on the basics of starting a home-based cottage foods business. Other topics will include brain development in children; principles of food preservation; canning salsa, tomatoes and fruit; fermentation; canning fish in jars; diet and disease risk; and heating greenhouses. Extension agents and specialists will teach most of the workshops by videoconference.

Each session will cost $10. Registration and workshop descriptions are available at http://bit.ly/cesworkshops. For more information, call the Anchorage office at 907-786-6300.