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Free Composting Basics & ASP Bin Build Workshop - Escondido

Join Solana Center for this presentation where you will learn the basics of traditional composting using an aerated static pile (ASP) bin. ASPs don't require turning. This is a very hands-on workshop! Dress to get dirty! Registration is limited.

When
Sat, Feb 24, 2018
, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where
Terra Madre Gardens
9928 Protea Gardens Road, Escondido, California 92026
Event type Composting

Free All About Worms Workshop - Lincoln Park

Vermicomposting (worm composting) is an environmentally-friendly way to turn your food waste into nutrient rich castings for your plants or garden beds.

When
Sat, Mar 3, 2018
, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where
Market Creek Plaza Amphitheater
310 Euclid Ave, San Diego, California 92114
Event type Composting

Look For Us at the Sustainable Turf and Landscape Seminar!

Come talk dirt with the Solana Center! Check out our compost booth and learn all about our programs.

When
Thu, Mar 8, 2018
, 7:00am - 4:00pm
Where
Cuyamaca College Performing Arts Theater
900 Rancho San Diego Pkwy, El Cajon, California 92019
Event type Composting

Free Composting & Vermicomposting Basics Workshop - 4S Ranch

Want to learn how you can improve the quality of your soil, reduce waste and air pollution, while saving energy, money, and water? Learn how to compost!

When
Sat, Mar 10, 2018
, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where
4S Ranch Community Garden
17117 4S Ranch Parkway, San Diego, California 92127
Event type Composting

Free Bokashi Basics & Bin Build Workshop - Encinitas

Learn the Japanese art of Bokashi fermentation and composting at this interactive presentation! If you want to participate in the hands-on portion, dress to get dirty!

When
Sat, Mar 17, 2018
, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where
Solana Center for Environmental Innovation
137 N El Camino Real, Encinitas, California 92024
Event type Composting

Free Manure Management & Composting Workshop - San Marcos

This workshop will show you how to both protect your local watershed and produce a fantastic soil product from large animal manure.

When
Sat, Mar 17, 2018
, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where
TERI, Inc's Harriet E. Pfleger Therapeutic Equestrian Center
555 Deer Springs Road, San Marcos, California 92069
Event type Composting

Free Business E-Waste Pickup

Businesses in coastal North County cities are eligible for this free service. Sign up by Sunday, Mar. 18 for our Wednesday, Mar. 21 pick up!

When
Sun, Mar 18, 2018
, 12:00am - 11:59pm
Where
Your Location
North County San Diego, California
Event type Zero Waste

Mid-Scale Composting Overview - Del Mar

Learn the basics of mid-scale composting, tour Solana Center’s mid-scale compost site at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, and participate in a hands-on ASP demo build.

When
Sat, Mar 24, 2018
, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Where
Del Mar Fairgrounds via Solana Gate
322 Via De La Valle, Solana Beach, California 92075
Event type Composting

Free Intro to In-Vessel & Vermi-composting Workshop - Escondido

Want to learn how you can improve the quality of your soil, reduce waste and air pollution, while saving energy, money, and water? Learn how to compost!

When
Sat, Mar 31, 2018
, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where
Deer Park Monastery
2499 Melru Lane, Escondido, California 92026
Event type Composting

Free Mid-Scale Composting Field Trips - San Marcos & Escondido (1 of 2 Days)

Join us for these field trips to see mid-scale composting in action! Go behind-the-scenes for guided tours of Pathfinder Farm, Deer Park Monastery, and Terra Madre Gardens.

When
Sat, Mar 31, 2018
, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Where
Multiple locations throughout San Diego County
,
Event type Composting

Master Composter Course in the City of San Diego (5 Week Course) - Kearny Mesa

The five-week Master Composter course provides training in the art and science of composting. Course includes lectures, demonstrations, and a field trip.

When
Tue, Apr 3, 2018
, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Where
The Greenhaven at Ridgehaven
9601 Ridgehaven Court, San Diego, California 92123
Event type Composting

Free Tree Pruning & Debris Management Workshop - Escondido

Learn proper tree pruning techniques and build healthy soil by composting your landscaping debris! This CEU approved workshop is perfect for professional landscapers and tree trimmers.

When
Sat, Apr 7, 2018
, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where
San Diego County Farm Bureau
420 S Broadway, Escondido, California 92025
Event type Composting

Free Composting & Debris Management Workshop - Escondido

Learn how to build healthy soil by composting your landscaping/tree trimming waste! This CEU approved workshop is perfect for professional landscapers and tree trimmers.

When
Sat, Apr 7, 2018
, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Where
San Diego County Farm Bureau
420 S Broadway, Escondido, California 92025
Event type Composting

Mid-Scale Composting Management - Del Mar

Learn mid-scale composting management techniques (i.e., siting, best practices, water/leachate, costs) and participate in a hands-on 3-bin system full footprint turn.

When
Sat, Apr 14, 2018
, 9:00am - 11:30am
Where
Del Mar Fairgrounds via Solana Gate
322 Via De La Valle, Solana Beach, California 92075
Event type Composting

Free Business E-Waste Pickup

Businesses in coastal North County cities are eligible for this free service. Sign up by Sunday, April 15 for our Wednesday, April 18 pick up!

When
Sun, Apr 15, 2018
, 12:00am - 11:59pm
Where
Your Location
North County San Diego, California
Event type Zero Waste

Look For Us at the Fallbrook Avocado Festival!

Come talk dirt with the Solana Center! Check out our compost booth and learn all about our programs. We will also be giving out free seeds!

When
Sun, Apr 15, 2018
, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Where
Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce
111 S. Main Ave, Fallbrook, California 92028
Event type Composting

Mid-Scale Composting Regulations - Del Mar

Learn about mid-scale composting regulatory compliance and permitting exclusions from field experts. Then, enjoy a tour of a working mid-scale worm bin.

When
Sat, Apr 21, 2018
, 9:00am - 11:30am
Where
Del Mar Fairgrounds via Solana Gate
322 Via De La Valle, Solana Beach, California 92075
Event type Composting

Mid-Scale Composting Benefits - Del Mar

Learn more about mid-scale composting benefits and regenerative farming from our guest speakers. Then, join in on the compost harvesting and sifting fun!

When
Sat, Apr 28, 2018
, 9:00am - 11:30am
Where
Del Mar Fairgrounds via Solana Gate
322 Via De La Valle, Solana Beach, California 92075
Event type Composting

Free Mid-Scale Composting Field Trips - Encinitas (2 of 2 Days)

Join us for these field trips to see mid-scale composting in action! Go behind-the-scenes for guided tours of Coastal Roots Farm and A.B. Jones & Co.

When
Sat, Apr 28, 2018
, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Where
Multiple locations throughout San Diego County
,
Event type Composting

Free Backyard Composting & Vermicomposting Workshop - Rancho San Diego

Want to learn how you can improve the quality of your soil, reduce waste and air pollution, while saving energy, money, and water? Learn how to compost and enjoy the spectacular Water Conservation Garden! Space is limited. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

When
Sat, May 12, 2018
, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where
Water Conservation Garden
12122 Cuyamaca College Dr. W, El Cajon, California 92019
Event type Composting