Chicken Butchering Workshop

Chicken Butchering Learn how to humanely and safely butcher chickens for home-scale consumption.  When: Monday, August 13th 1:30 – 4:30pm Where: Calypso Farm & Ecology Center Cost: $30 members, $45 non-members. You can become a member to receive a workshops discount for 12 … Continue reading →

2 Week Farming Intensive

Start a Farm. Run a Homestead. Build Community. Get the growing knowledge and hands-on production and business planning skills you need to make it happen through two weeks of intensive farming education at Calypso Farm & Ecology Center. The Farming Intensive … Continue reading →

LEAF Camp Session III @ Pearl Creek

LEAF Camp Session III @ Pearl Creek Elementary School July 9th – 13th, 9am – 12pm LEAF (Learning Ecology and Alaskan Farming) Camps are week-long school garden adventures for youth ages 5-11. Five fun-packed days will engage campers in a wide … Continue reading →

Building a Compost Pile

Compost: Building a Compost Pile Compost is an important key to soil health and garden success. Learn the basics of composting, how it works and how to build your own cookin’ compost pile. When: Friday, June 29th 1:30pm – 4:30pm Where: Calypso … Continue reading →

LEAF Camp Session II @ Woodriver

LEAF Camp Session II @ Woodriver Elementary School June 25th – 29th, 1pm – 4pm LEAF (Learning Ecology and Alaskan Farming) Camps are week-long school garden adventures for youth ages 5-11. Five fun-packed days will engage campers in a wide range … Continue reading →

Farm Camp Session II : Ages 5 – 7

Farm Camp Session II for Ages: 5 – 7 June 18th – June 22nd, 10AM to 2PM Farm Camps at Calypso Farm & Ecology Center immerse children in life on the farm through play, creativity, and exploration. In 5 action-packed days, … Continue reading →

Vermiculture

Vermiculture Learn about red wiggler worms and how to set up a successful vermicompost system to decompose your food scraps. When: Friday, June 15th 10:30am – 12:30pm Where: Calypso Farm & Ecology Center Cost: $20 members, $30 non-members. You can become a member … Continue reading →

LEAF Camp Session I @ Hunter

LEAF Camp Session I @ Hunter Elementary School June 11th – 15th, 1pm – 4pm LEAF (Learning Ecology and Alaskan Farming) Camps are week-long school garden adventures for youth ages 5-11. Five fun-packed days will engage campers in a wide range … Continue reading →

Animal Husbandry: Sheep & Goats

Animal Husbandry: Sheep & Goats This class goes beyond the basics of keeping sheep and goats. These two sessions will use a hands-on approach to a number of practical skills for working with goats and sheep, including: safely handling animals, … Continue reading →