Forging Wolf Jaw Tongs

In this Forging session we will hammer out a set of Wolf Jaw tongs. Wolf Jaw tongs are very adaptable to a variety of stock, and we will examine different jaw structures. The tongs have a triple offset in the … Continue reading →

Forging Fire Forks

In this forging session you will try your hand at chiseling and splitting different stock to create unique styled fire forks  We will explore numerous tine and handle options and the forging techniques required to create them.  You will come … 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 →

Beginning Spinning Series (3 weeks)

Beginning Spinning Classes Thursdays, 6-8:30pm – Thursday, March 1st, 8th & 15th 16th, Nov. 30th and Dec. 7th At the Volunteer Fire Department in Ester Learn how to create your own yarn! This series of classes will introduce students to … 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 →

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 →