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Calypso Farm and Ecology Center

About
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Experience a working Alaskan organic farm and education center. Come tour!

Amenities
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General
General
  • Seasons of Operation: Summer Only
  • Handicap Accessible:
Events
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  • Calypso's Sheep & Wool Day!

    Calypso Farm and Ecology Center
    April 29, 2017
    Meet Calypso's Shetland Flock! Learn about raising sheep in Alaska, handling and washing fleeces, recognizing different types of wool, carding and spinning basics, and...
  • Apple Grafting Workshop

    Calypso Farm and Ecology Center
    May 8, 2017
    This is a hands-on class on grafting apple trees. Students will learn all about fruit tree grafting and will have the opportunity to practice! Cost: $20 for members and...
  • Intro to Tree Pruning & Growing Apples in Alaska

    Calypso Farm and Ecology Center
    May 8, 2017
    Learn the basics of pruning, using fruit trees and other perennials as examples. This class will also cover the basics of growing apple trees in Alaska. Cost: $15 for...
  • Organic Fertilizers & Soil Testing Workshop

    Calypso Farm and Ecology Center
    May 10, 2017
    There is a dizzying array of options for organic fertilizers, also known as “soil amendments”. This class will explore the range of organic fertilizer options, learning...
  • Soil Basics Workshop

    Calypso Farm and Ecology Center
    May 10, 2017
    Garden soil is the life blood of your garden! This class covers basic soil science in a fun, interactive and practical way. Cost: $20 for members and $30 for non-members....
  • Animal Husbandry Workshop: Sheep & Goats (2 Parts)

    Calypso Farm and Ecology Center
    May 16, 2017 - May 18, 2017
    This class goes beyond the basics of keeping sheep and goats, providing hands-on experience with a number of practical sheep and goat husbandry skills. Over two sessions...
  • Film Photography Kickoff!

    Calypso Farm and Ecology Center
    May 20, 2017
    Come learn everything you need to know about shooting film! May 20th 2017, 1-5pm Calypso Farm, Ester AK Film, workbook, and swag bag included; bring your own camera....
  • Annual Memorial Day Plant Sale

    Calypso Farm and Ecology Center
    May 29, 2017
    Come up to Calypso and stock up on your veggie, flower and herb plant starts! Take a walk around the farm and peruse our selection of seedlings – perfect for any...