This workshop does NOT address typical residential composting or large-scale commercial composting. It is intended for those systems that fall in between: farms, parks, community gardens, schools, businesses, etc.
In this workshop, we'll cover the following topics:
- Overview of mid-scale composting basics, including: feedstock, compost recipes, bulk density and equipment
- Tour of Solana Center's mid-scale compost site at the Del Mar Fairground's Infield Farm
The hands-on section will include:
- Demonstration build of an aerated static pile
Space is limited. Thanks to the County of San Diego, this event is FREE. However a REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT of $20* is required to register for this event. This deposit will be completely refunded when you sign in at the event. There will be no refunds for cancellations or after the event. Unincorporated County of San Diego residents receive preferential registration. Other registrants will be placed on a wait list. If space is available, registration will be opened to non-residents 1 to 2 weeks before the start of the course in order of wait list.
*If the deposit presents a financial hardship, please contact Diane Hazard at email@example.com to apply for a scholarship.
This event is part of the Mid-Scale Composting series:
- Mid-Scale Composting Field Trips - San Marcos & Escondido (1 of 2 Days) - March 31, 2018
- The Composting for Farms, Schools & Community Gardens Workshop Series: Management - Del Mar - April 14, 2018
- The Composting for Farms, Schools & Community Gardens Workshop Series: Regulations - Del Mar - April 21, 2018
- The Composting for Farms, Schools & Community Gardens Workshop Series: Benefits - Del Mar - April 28, 2018
- Mid-Scale Composting Field Trips - Encinitas (2 of 2 Days) - April 28, 2018
If you're not already familiar with composting, check out one of Solana Center's free composting workshops!
This event is sponsored by:
Thanks to our site provider:
9928 Protea Gardens Rd
Escondido, CA 92026
|Unincorporated County of San Diego resident||$ 25.00|
|Non-Resident of Unincorporated County of San Diego (waitlist)||$ 25.00|