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Look for us in the community! - June

Solana Center will be educating at Valley Center's Western Days Festival, the San Diego County Fair, Switchfoot Bro-Am Music Festival, Leucadia Farmers Market, Zero Waste Fair in Encinitas, and Mt. Helix Nature Day! Click for more details.


Big thanks to Ilana and all our awesome volunteers that helped booth the May events!
We always appreciate the time, energy, knowledge, and passion you bring to Solana Center.


Here's where we'll be in the community this June. Stop by and say hello!

Western Days Festival & Parade
Friday, June 3, 2022, from 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm &
Saturday, June 4, 2022 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Valley Center Community Center
28246 Lilac Rd
Valley Center, CA 92082

Come join us at the Western Days Festival & Parade in Valley Center! It's one of the biggest events of the year here, including a Chili Cook-off on Friday and a parade on Saturday. We'll be talking compost and manure management practices for the community to learn about!

Funded by the County of SD

San Diego's County Fair
Friday, June 17, 2022, from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Del Mar Fairgrounds
2260 Jimmy Duarte Blvd
Del Mar, CA 92014

One of the largest events of the year in the County, the County Fair at the Del Mar Fairgrounds hosts a spectrum of family fun activities, entertainment, food, garden shows, and much more! You can find us in the Garden Show room alongside other informational booths on Friday June 17th -- stop by and enjoy this amazing experience.

Funded by the City of San Diego

Switchfoot Bro-Am Music Concert
Saturday, June 17, from 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Moonlight Beach State Park
400 B St
Encinitas, CA 92024

Come visit us at the annual Bro-Am music concert with Switchfoot band here at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas! Food, beer, and music is the place for your entertainment, and say hello at the booth while we teach about recycling, city ordinances, food waste prevention, and more!

Funded by the City of Encinitas

Leucadia Farmers Market
Sunday, June 19, from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Paul Ecke Elementary School
185 Union Street
Encinitas, CA 92024

Looking for delicious foods and local produce? Check us out at the Leucadia Farmers Market where we talk compost, zero waste practices, and more!

Funded by the City of Encinitas

ILACSD's Zero Waste Fair
Saturday, June 25, from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
EUSD Farm Lab
441 Quail Gardens Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas, CA 92024

I Love a Clean San Diego organization is hosting the Zero Waste Fair that brings together sustainable groups to share ideas and practices to the local community at the Farm Lab. If you've never been, it is an incredible venue that works closely with students to promote farming and sustainability for all. One of Solana Center's staff will also be speaking at the panelist section -- come learn with us!

Mt. Helix Nature Day
Sunday, June 19, from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mt. Helix Park
4901 Mt. Helix Dr
La Mesa, CA 91941

Join us as we celebrate the historical nature preserve, native plants, and the wildlife that rely on the native habitat at Mt. Helix Park! We will be joined by an amazing cast of organizations promoting conservation and sustainability. Solana Center has mini-workshops on vermicomposting for beginners at the top of each hour -- stay as long as you'd like!

Funded by the County of San Diego

Interested in volunteering with us at these events? Learn more and sign up here.

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Event Classification
Funding Source
Category Composting Workshop
Special Note
Stream to Volunteer Opportunities
June 30th, 2022 7:00 AM   through   12:00 PM
United States

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