Fermentation expert Sandor Katz will give a lecture on fermentation from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 17 in the Murie Building auditorium at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Katz is the author of three books on fermentation — “Wild Fermentation,” “The Revolution Will Not Be Microwaved” and “The Art of Fermentation,” which received a James Beard award in 2012.
The eighth annual Alaska Unmanned Aircraft Systems Interest Group meeting will be held Sept. 1-3 at the Westmark Hotel in Fairbanks. This year’s meeting, hosted by the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration, will focus on Arctic issues. State leaders will open each day of the meeting, sharing highlights of important projects.
The Matanuska Experiment Farm in Palmer will host Alaska Agriculture Appreciation Day on Aug. 6 with activities, live animals, tours and music. The free annual event, from noon to 5 p.m., will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the site selection for the research experiment station. Matanuska-Susitna Borough Mayor Larry DeVilbiss will provide opening remarks.
The UAF Yoga Club will host a workshop Sunday, July 19, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the University Park Building, 1000 University Ave. Join instructor Tracy Lease in learning safe sequencing techniques for vinyasa flow practice. $25 cash or check. Call 907-687-2168 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.