About Calypso

Calypso Farm and Ecology Center is an educational farm in Ester, Alaska, offering hands-on education programs for people of all ages. Established in 2000, Calypso has grown to host an array of educational programs from farming and homesteading, to blacksmithing and fiber arts. The farm itself is a diversified 3 acres of vegetables, herbs and cut flowers, nestled in the boreal forest. Shetland sheep, dairy goats, bees and chickens are integrated into the farm ecosystem.

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

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Calypso Staff

2022 Seasonal Staff

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Kendra Atkins

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Christel Emery

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Peter Miller

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Britan Wallace

Southside Market Steering Committee

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Richard Bratten

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Christel Emery

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Kimba and Z Manning

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Liann Peryea

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Barbara Smith

Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Committee

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Melony Edwards

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Luciana Scrutchen

Indigenous Agriculture Project Committee

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Deenaalee Hodgdon

Board of Directors

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Lynn Basham

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Alison Buckingham

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Tracy Carter

Contact us if you're interested in getting involved with Calypso’s Board or Advisory Committees!

In Memoriam

The following people are listed in memory and in honor of their amazing contributions to Calypso and the Fairbanks Community.

Annual Reports/Yearly Summaries
2020
2021

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