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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Procrastinator's Bazaar!!

December 17, 2014 at 9:24AM

We'll be at the 2nd Annual Procrastinator's Bazaar
THIS SATURDAY, December 2nd
from 11AM-5PM at The Annex (2922 Parks Highway)!
It's not too late to get beautiful, locally-made holidays gifts!
We'll be there with all our wool products, cookbooks and information on winter spinning and Black Smithing classes!

Ester Holiday Wool Market!!

December 1, 2014 at 8:47AM

Saturday, December 13th
10am to 4pm
at Hartung Hall in Ester (park across from the Golden Eagle and follow the signs!)

Featuring yarn, weaving, wool products, knitting & felting kits and more from four local fiber artists - Calypso Farm, SandCastle Originals, Christine DiCurti and Arctic Dream Weaver! We hope to see you there!

End-of-Season Local Produce Sale!!

November 18, 2014 at 10:30AM

Storage vegetables from four Fairbanks farms will be available Saturday, November 22nd at Stone Soup Cafe from 2-5.
There will be carrots, onions, potatoes, spaghetti squash, tomatoes and more from Bender Mountain Farm, Dart-AM Farm, Goosefoot Farm, and Calypso Farm! Calypso accepts Food Stamps!
See you there!

UWA Bazaar!

October 27, 2014 at 11:25AM

We'll be at the UWA Bazaar at the Pioneer Park Civic Center on Saturday and Sunday, November 1st and 2nd, from 10-4:00 with hand-spun skeins, knitting patterns, felting kits, felted ornaments, and more!

Craft Bazaars!

October 17, 2014 at 9:15AM

It's Bazaar Season! We'll be all over the place this winter with wool skeins, felting kits, felted ornaments, and more! See the upcoming bazaars below, and check back here to see more information on each as they draw nearer!

Monroe Holiday Bazaar Saturday, October 25: 10-4
UWA Saturday and Sunday, November 1 and 2: 10-4
Pioneer Park Holiday Bazaar, November 29: 10-5
Farmer's Market Bazaar, December 6: 10-5
Ester Wool Market at Hartung hall, December 13: 10-4

We hope to see you ...

On the Horizon

January 12, 2015 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Beginning Spinning

Monday evenings from January 12 through February 2nd! Learn how to create your own yarn! This series of classes will introduce students to ...

January 12, 2015 from 6:30PM to 9:00PM Calypso Farm

Blacksmithing Fundamentals course

Blacksmithing Fundamentals Part 1. Monday evenings (6:30 to 9 pm; January 12th, 19th, 26th, and February 2nd.) In this four part class we will ...

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