Salmon canning class offered in Fairbanks

Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: UAF Harper Building, 4180 Geist Raod

A four-hour workshop on how to can salmon safely with a pressure canner will be offered Oct. 14 in Fairbanks.

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will host the workshop for beginning or advanced food preservers. Fairbanks agent Leslie Shallcross will teach the hands-on class from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Harper Building, at 4180 Geist Road.

Shallcross will describe the U.S. Department of Agriculture-recommended processes for canning salmon in jars. Participants will jar salmon and take home a jar of processed fish. Extension will provide all the supplies and the salmon.

Registration is available online at http://bit.ly/fbksfish17 or by calling the Fairbanks district Extension office at 907-474-1530. The class fee is $18. For more information, contact Shallcross at 907-474-2426 or Kristy Malamute at 907-474-2825.

ADDITIONAL CONTACT: Ronda Boswell, 907-474-2450, rlboswell@alaska.edu