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Workshop Volunteer: On-Farm Composting Course

Make a difference and help our community learn about improving the quality of our soil and reducing waste and air pollution while saving energy, money, and water!


Please see our other upcoming opportunties.

Take in the beauty of Terra Madre Gardens while helping Solana Center run our on-farm workshop! Composting on a farm, ranch, or large property is an ideal way to manage crop residues, manures, and other organic waste while creating a stellar soil amendment. During this three-week course, we will address the unique strategies, challenges, and opportunities that arise through medium-scale composting.  

In this event you will assist with

  • Setting up our presentation area (tables, chairs, info material, directional signage, etc.)
  • Event sign-in
  • Advancing PowerPoint slides or handling our flip chart
  • Sharing props and visuals
  • Packing up our presentation supplies

Volunteer Shift

  • Saturday, January 29th, 12:00 pm to 5:30 pm.
    • Please note: This volunteer listing is for ONE of the three volunteer shifts.

Opportunity Requirements & Important Notes

  • Attire: Wear comfortable clothes to move around in. 

  • Bring: Reusable water bottle, sun protection. 

  • Experience Needed: Must be excited about sharing and/or learning about sustainability! Some experience composting is preferred. Prior knowledge on workshop topic is helpful, but not required.

  • Age Requirements: Must be at least 16 years of age. All volunteers under the age of 18 must attend with a parent or guardian

  • Physical Requirements: Must be willing to do hands-on work and able to lift up to 30 pounds.

  • Safety: All participants must sign an additional COVID-19 volunteer waiver BEFORE EVENT DAY (this will be sent in an info email 1-4 days before the event). Covid-19 vaccination proof is required to volunteer for this event, and will be presented to a staff member on event day.


Click on the 'Volunteer Now' button! Questions? Please email


Saying to yourself, "I would rather take this workshop than volunteer for it"?

Click here to go to the registration page! 

Made possible through generous funding by

 County of San Diego Seal

Thanks to our site provider

Event Classification
Funding Source Contract-funded
Special Note
Stream to Volunteer Opportunities Yes
January 29th, 2022 12:00 PM   through   5:30 PM
Terra Madre Gardens
9928 Protea Gardens Rd
Escondido, CA 92026
United States
Main Phone: (760) 436-7986  ext. 707

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