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Lunch n Learn Workshops

If you’ve got time for lunch, you’ve got time for Lunch n Learn! Solana Center can come to your office and present on a number of fun and informative topics at your office.

Lunch n Learn Topics


  • Traditional Composting: Compost, a nutrient-rich soil amendment, is the cornerstone to a great garden. Learn how to make your own!
  • Vermicomposting (worms): An easy way to turn food waste into wealth for your garden
  • Bokashi Composting: It’s not a new dance craze-- it’s an innovative method for composting food scraps, including dairy and meats!


  • Water Wise Irrigation: Save water using drip irrigation, ollas (clay urns) and more
  • Wet ‘n’ Wild: Hydroponics made simple

All About Water

  • Protecting What You Have: Learning about storm water pollution
  • Conserving What You Have: Utilizing grey water and water storage
  • Capturing What You’re Given: Waste no water by learning rain water catchment strategies

Gardens Galore

  • Let’s Talk Dirt!: BYOS (Bring your own soil) and learn how to improve your soil quality
  • Lose Your Lawn, Grow Your Dinner: Skip the trip to the grocery store and learn how to grow an edible garden
  • Plant Your Winter Garden: Get garden-ready for the new season
  • Talking Birds and Bees: Celebrate nature and learn how to create a vibrant pollinator garden
  • Bounty in a Small Space: Find opportunity in limited areas with container gardening
  • Designing and Siting Your Garden: Learn how to create a garden space unique to your home
  • Letting Nature Handle Nature: Banish poisons from your garden! Learn how to use integrated pest management techniques.


  • Recycling 2.0: Sort through the confusion of what can and cannot recycled. You’ll be surprised!
  • Zero Waste: Find out what all the buzz is about and what it really means

Contact us for more information and to book a workshop today! | (760) 436-7986 ex. 704