Calypso Farm and Ecology Center

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About Calypso

Calypso Farm and Ecology Center is a non-profit, educational farm based in Ester, Alaska. We provide hands-on education to Fairbanks school children and community members through our education programs. Our diversified farm operates as a CSA to feed a number of local families through the growing season.

Our mission is to encourage local food production and environmental awareness through hands-on education in natural and farming ecosystems.

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How was your field trip? Give us your feedback!

September 15, 2014 at 2:22PM

Please, give us your feedback and tell us how was your field trip!
It is going to take you just few minutes! Please, go online and let us know about your experience!

14th Annual Benefit Dinner & Auction - TICKETS ON SALE!

September 5, 2014 at 11:24AM

Tickets are on sale now for Calypso's 14th Annual Benefit Dinner & Auction is on September 27th at Pike's Waterfront Lodge. This fun and lively event features a 100% locally grown meal, live music and an array of locally made items bid on!

Dinner tickets are $20 in advance ($25 at the door) and available at, Gulliver's Books and If Only - A Fine Store. Kids age 5 and under eat for free!

All event proceeds support our education programs, including school gardens, ...

Scheduling for Fall field trips NOW!

August 18, 2014 at 3:43PM

We have started scheduling for fall field trips!
Don't hesitate and pick your date as soon as possible.
The calendar is filling fast and capacity is limited.
More information about field trips HERE .
We are looking forward to have you back on the farm!

Wood-Fired Pizza Night at the Farm: A FUNdraising Event!

August 5, 2014 at 11:55AM

Come out to the farm to eat a delicious homemade meal and learn more about how you can help support our education programs!

Friday, August 22 from 5-7pm

Dinner includes wood-fired pizza, fresh salad and dessert...all made with ingredients from the farm!

Tickets are $25
Call 451-0691 to get tickets or visit, click the "donate" button and write "pizza night" in the memo!

Open House is just around the corner!

July 21, 2014 at 11:08AM

Sunday, July 27th, Noon-4pm

This is a free, public, family-friendly event featuring educational activities (including spinning wool demos, animal & farm tours, farm-fresh tastings, scavenger hunt, natural dyeing projects...and more!) There will be wood-fired pizza and fresh salad for sale (only $5 for a plate of both!), as well as live music (Ester Jelly Jam will be there!) and a bake sale. Fun for the whole family! Bring your friends and explore the farm!

Calypso Farm is located 5 mi up ...

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September 27, 2014 - 4:30PM Pike\'s Waterfront Lodge

14th Annual Benefit Dinner and Auction

This is our biggest annual public fundraising event! It's held at Pike's Waterfront Lodge, features a locally grown meal, live music and a ...

Calypso Farm and Ecology Center • P.O. Box 106, Ester, Alaska, 99725 • 907-451-0691 •