Food preservation videos available in Fairbanks

From The Fairbanks Daily Newsminer, Thursday, August 19, 2010:

The Cooperative Extension Service has a variety of videos and online lessons available for people looking to preserve newly harvested fish or game.

Extension is offering DVDs and online information about canning basics for fish and meat. The lessons combine written, audio and video information, and are available at The series was developed by district agents and staff, and DVDs also include using Alaska’s wild berries, pickling, drying foods, making sausage, jerky, jams and jellies. Online lessons cover many of the same topics, along with assembling a can sealer, making sauerkraut and infusing vinegar.

DVDs are available for $5 at extension office or by calling 877-520-5211. A variety of home food preservation publications can be downloaded at the website.