Calypso Farm and Ecology Center

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About Calypso

Calypso Farm and Ecology Center is a non-profit, educational farm based in Ester, Alaska. We provide hands-on education to Fairbanks school children and community members through our education programs. Our diversified farm operates as a CSA to feed a number of local families through the growing season.

Our mission is to encourage local food production and environmental awareness through hands-on education in natural and farming ecosystems.

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Join our team this summer!

April 4, 2014 at 1:03PM

We are currently hiring for these summer positions: LEAF Camp Counselors and a School Garden Caretaker! Visit the Employment page of our website for more info!


Recruiting new DOCENTS

March 31, 2014 at 12:50AM

We are looking for more Docents! Are you interested in outdoor and environmental education? Do you like being outside and working with children? If yes, please become a Docent! More information here


LEAF Registration Open!

March 21, 2014 at 11:38AM

Learning Ecology & Alaskan Farming (LEAF) is signing up kids 5-18 for summer camps! Come grow with us this summer. More information and registration form on the LEAF web page. http://calypsofarm.org/education/LEAF/


Become a Calypso Docent!

March 13, 2014 at 4:03PM

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help us to lead field trips at Calypso Farm! For more information click here.


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March 10, 2014 at 1:24PM

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On the Horizon

April 16, 2014 from 5:00PM to 7:00PM

Docent Training - Woods

Are you interested in outdoor environmental education? Calypso Farm is looking for volunteer docents to help teach field trips. Come and meet our ...


April 17, 2014 from 5:00PM to 7:00PM

Docent Training - Garden and Food

Are you interested in outdoor environmental education? Calypso Farm is looking for volunteer docents to help teach field trips. Come and meet our ...


April 22, 2014 - 10:00AM at Calypso Farm

Spring Field Trips Begin

The First Day for Spring Field Trips at the Farm. Schedule a field trip and come and explore the Farm as spring arrives. We have a new animal ...


April 26, 2014 from 3:00PM to 5:00PM Calypso Farm

Sheep and Wool

Come meet our Shetland Sheep and learn about: raising sheep in Alaska, handling and washing fleeces, recognizing different types of wool, carding ...


May 3, 2014 from 1:00PM to 3:00PM

Raising Chickens, Goats and Sheep

This workshop will cover the basics of housing, feeding and caring for: Laying and Meat Chickens, Dairy Goats, Sheep.

Calypso Farm and Ecology Center • P.O. Box 106, Ester, Alaska, 99725 • 907-451-0691 • calypsoinformation@gmail.com