Urban Homestead 201: Fire and Wood

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Saturday December 9

1:00 PM  –  4:00 PM

Learn traditional skills, along with their history and modern contexts, and deepen your knowledge with this next level '201' Urban Homestead class.

As the days get shorter and colder, get cozy in this in depth exploration of fire and wood. Learn about wood as a resource in Alaska through objects in the museum's collection. Led by partners at the Coopertive Extension Service, delve into the process of preparing for winter by learning about the wood selection and curing for your home fireplace as well as tools for chopping just the right log.

Finally, get a taste of the flavor of wood with an introduction to smoking with Stacie Miller, Executive Chef at the McCarthy Lodge in Wrangell St Elias National Park. Chef Miller will lead participants through an understanding of wood choice and flavoring, and share a few secrets to imparting uniquely Alaskan flavors.