- LEAF Camp sessions and growing veggies in our School Garden Initiative gardens
- Weekly on-farm field trips, the 5 month Farmer Training Program, and Calypso Farm Camp sessions
- Weekly CSA and Farmers’ Markets
Calypso Farm invites you to bring your students or clients out to connect with the local web of life through hands on, experiential, seasonally relevant learning activities adaptable for all ages. Our schedule is beginning to fill up, but there are still plenty of time slots available! We offer a diverse selection of field trips, including Nature Journaling, Fun with Fungi, Math in the Garden, Natural Dyes, and our ever popular Pizza Field Trip! See all offerings here: http://www.calypsofarm.org/education/field-trips/ We are flexible and able to customize our field trips for your specific wants or needs if it’s within our ability. … Continue reading →
April 18, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM Come on out to the farm for an introduction and orientation to Calypso’s field trips! Once trained, docents can lead school groups through learning stations like farm animals, garden, honeybees, and forest. Meet-and-greet at 11:00 AM at the the resource center (we’ll provide snacks!) and then join in some hands-on learning until 1:00 PM. Bring boots, it can be muddy. Docents receive free meals at the farm on days they volunteer, and our deep gratitude for making the nature connection possible for hundreds of kids. … Continue reading →
Come meet our Shetland flock and learn about raising sheep in Alaska, handling and washing fleeces, recognizing different types of wool, carding and spinning basics, and using wool to make functional items. Sheep shearing demonstrations will be happening throughout the day and there will be a variety of local wool producers who will be selling yarn, wool products, fiber and more!
All ages are welcome at this FREE event!
Questions? Call Calypso: 907 451 0691