Alaskans Afield - Field to Pantry Series

March 24, 2018
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This course is designed as a series so that participants have a start-to-finish preview of hunting a big game animal before venturing into the field. To ensure a safe environment and that students get hands-on experience, the course has a capacity of 10 people and a minimum age of 13. Alaskans Afield - Field to Pantry is brought to you by Alaska Department of Fish and Game, UAF Cooperative Extension Service and Outdoor Heritage Foundation of Alaska.

Participants must register for the entire 3-part series.

The Classes will be held on:

Saturday, March 24, 10am to 2pm;

Friday, March 30, 6 to 9pm;

Saturday, March 31, 10am to 3pm

  • Big Game Field Dressing — Learn to gut and skin the animal with hands-on experience! Our instructors will share tips on how to properly care for meat in the field so you maximize the quality and quantity of the meat you take home.
  • Big Game Meat Processing — The next step beyond field dressing is to assess the condition of the meat and process it for consumption. Instructors will show you how to make quality cuts- steaks and roasts- or use a grinder to make burger. Wrap the meat and take it home to your freezer!
  • Preserving Wild Game Meat — After harvesting game meat, learn ways to preserve the bounty for the future including canning, drying and freezing. In the lab, follow along as our instructor demonstrates how to preserve meat using a pressure canner.

Click HERE to register. 

Alaskans Afield classes provide fun, safe, hands-on learning of outdoor skills. Classes are designed for both youth and adults. Come alone, bring a friend or the entire family and enjoy time together learning new outdoor skills. Alaskans Afield classes are made possible by a cooperative effort between the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and our foundation, the Outdoor Heritage Foundation of Alaska.

March 24, 2018 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
March 30, 2018 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Location: Matanuska Experiment Farm | Palmer, AK

Admission: $100 for the series

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