Basic Drip Irrigation

Basic Drip Irrigation Drip Irrigation saves water, time and money and improves root growth. This hands-on workshop will give you all the information you need to install your own system.  When: Saturday, April 21st, 10:00am – 12:00pm Where: Calypso Farm … Continue reading →

All About Seeds & Starts

All About Seeds & Starts Learn techniques for growing healthy, organic transplants at home. Topics include choosing seed varieties, potting soil and containers, setting up proper lighting and effective watering. When: Saturday, April 14th, 12:30 – 2:30pm Where: Calypso Farm … Continue reading →

Beginning Organic Gardening

Beginning Organic Gardening Grow your own food, free of pesticides, herbicides and chemicals! This is an overview of ecological gardening methods such as soil care, weed and pest management, tools and bed design. When: Saturday, April 14th, 10am – 12:00pm … Continue reading →

Blacksmithing Overview & Hooks

This is a four hour forging session combining the Overview with a Forging Hooks. (*This Overview is required for anyone who is interested in taking further blacksmithing classes with Calypso.) In this session you will be introduced to the blacksmith shop … Continue reading →

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 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 →