University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will host distance delivered classes on a variety of subjects, including fermented foods. Kimchi is a Korean dish made of salted and fermented vegetables. (Courtesy Photo / Wikimedia)

University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will host distance delivered classes on a variety of subjects, including fermented foods. Kimchi is a Korean dish made of salted and fermented vegetables. (Courtesy Photo / Wikimedia)

Extension service to offer free, virtual classes

University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service is hosting a week of free distance delivered classes the week of Aug. 10.

Extension service agents and staff from around the state will teach Zoom classes at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 10-14 and at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 10-13. The length of the classes varies.

Planned classes include:

— Canning Salmon at Home, 2:30 p.m. Aug. 10.

—You Can Prevent Diabetes, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 10.

—AgrAbility: Accessible Gardening, 2:30 p.m. Aug. 11.

—Zumba Fitness, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 11.

—Naturally Running Long (Ultramarathons), 2:30 p.m. Aug. 12.

—Fromage Facile: The Art and Science of Easy Homemade Cheese, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 12.

—Which Way Do I Ride: Cowboy Ethics, 2:30 p.m. Aug. 13.

—Fermenting Food, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 13.

—Chalk It Up at Home, 2:30 p.m. Aug. 14.

Participants must register by noon the day before the classes are scheduled, at https://bit.ly/augustextensionevents. Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made five business days in advance to Alda Norris at amnorris2@alaska.edu or 474-7120.

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