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Free Traditional Composting & Intro to Bokashi Workshop - Encinitas

NOTE: A server error is causing discrepancies in event times listed across our website. The correct time for this event is 2:00 - 4:00 PM PST. ***OPEN REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS FULL. A few spots remain for ENCINITAS RESIDENTS, ONLY*** Through composting and bokashi fermentation, you can improve the quality of your soil, reduce waste and air pollution, while saving energy, money, and water! Bokashi is an innovative technique that enables you to compost all your food waste, reduces composting time, and allows fresh materials to be preserved and composted at your leisure. Learn the basics in this presentation!

***OPEN REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS FULL. A few spots remain for ENCINITAS RESIDENTS, ONLY. If you are an Encinitas resident, please email allie@solanacenter.org with your home address to reserve your spot.***

 

Learn about composting and bokashi!

Join Solana Center for this 2-hour presentation at the Institute of Contemporary Art San Diego- North (formerly Lux Art Institute), where you will learn the basics of traditional composting and get an introduction to bokashi, a fermentation method that will enable you to compost all your food waste, including meat, dairy, and liquids.

This "pre-composting" process uses an inoculant of effective microbes to preserve kitchen scraps until you're ready to incorporate them into your soil or compost bin. Learn how bokashi can be used to increase your organic waste diversion and enrich your soil microbiome.

Covid-19 Precautions: The workshop will be held outdoors; masks are recommended but not required outside. Masks are required for unvaccinated individuals who wish to view the the indoor galleries separate from the workshop.

In this workshop, we will cover

  • What is composting and why it is so important
  • What tools and materials you'll need
  • What is bokashi, how does it work, and what are its benefits?
  • Successfully fermenting your food scraps with bokashi
  • Methods for composting bokashi-treated materials

This composting workshop is funded by

Thanks to our site provider

ICA

Event Classification
Funding Source Contract-funded
Category Composting Workshop
Contract Encinitas-Composting
Special Note
Stream to Volunteer Opportunities
March 26th, 2022 2:00 PM   through   4:00 PM
Institute of Contemporary Art San Diego-North
1550 S. El Camino Real
Encinitas, CA 92024
United States
Main Phone: 7604367986  ext. 700
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