Chicken Butchering

Learn how to humanely and safely butcher chickens for home-scale consumption. Cost: $30 for members and $45 for non-members.  You can become a member by making a donation of any amount when you register. Lunch: Join us for lunch at 12:30pm! … Continue reading →

Composting – Building a Compost Pile

Compost is an important key to garden success! How does compost work? Learn the basics of composting science, method, and the tricks to building your own successful compost pile. Cost: $30 for members and $45 for non-members.  You can become a … Continue reading →

Organic Fertilizers & Soil Testing

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 when and how to apply them. You will also learn how to take a … Continue reading →

Sheep & Wool Day!

Come up to Calypso to 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 … Continue reading →

Root Cellar Basics

Are you interested in storing your vegetables through the winter? Root cellars, one of the oldest methods of vegetable storage, are a valuable tool for any home gardener! Join us to learn the basics of root cellar design, construction, and … Continue reading →

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Calypso’s School Garden Initiative, food justice efforts, and on-farm education programs are sustained by the generous support of our Alaskan neighbors. Please consider sharing a bit of your dividend with Calypso, fueling our mission to increase local food production, environmental awareness, and hands-on education opportunities in 2017.

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