Potato Tasting & Testing

No two potatoes are the same, in flavor or use! Join Kurt Wold of Pingo Farm, the most experienced commercial seed grower in Alaska, in testing potato varieties and discussing their properties.  Please feel free to bring your own potatoes … Continue reading →

Seed Saving Basics

Learn about seed saving with Kurt Wold of Pingo Farm, the most experienced commercial seed grower in Alaska! From Arugula to Zucchini, learn about plant reproduction in your garden community, and how you can save the seed for coming seasons. … Continue reading →

Permaculture Overview (Part 2)

Permaculture is a system of agricultural and social design principles based on natural ecosystems. Come learn more about permaculture and how the principals can be incorporated into your garden site.  These two sessions will include some hands-on, permaculture related projects on the … Continue reading →

Permaculture Overview (Part 1)

Permaculture is a system of agricultural and social design principles based on natural ecosystems. Come learn more about permaculture and how the principals can be incorporated into your garden site.  These two sessions will include some hands-on, permaculture related projects on the … Continue reading →

Biodiversity in the Garden

Biodiversity is the key to creating a thriving garden ecosystem that is both beautiful and productive. Come tour Calypso’s fields, learn about biodiversity and how to design and maintain a garden that is full of life. Cost: $20 for members and … 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 →

Understanding Soil Test Results

Testing your soil is a great way to understand how to best care for your garden soil. Interpreting the results of a soil test can often be difficult.  Learn how to make sense of soil test results; participants are encouraged … 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 →