Back to top

Backyard Composting Basics In-Person Workshop - County of San Diego

 Registration is closed for this event
Want to learn how you can improve the quality of your soil, reduce waste and air pollution, while saving energy, money, and water? Learn how to compost in your backyard!


Join Solana Center for this 2-hour presentation where you will learn the basics of traditional backyard composting. Using trial-tested advice and interactive demonstrations, our experienced educators will teach you all you need to know to get started with a bin that fits your needs and lifestyle.

This workshop will be held in-person and outdoors. We ask that all attendees follow current public health guidelines to protect themselves and others from the spread of Covid-19, including wearing a mask if you have not been vaccinated.

Special offer for those with plots at Sweetwater Community Garden! Gardeners are eligible to receive 1 free Soil Saver compost bin per person, per garden plot by attending the workshop, courtesy of the County of San Diego. To reserve your free bin, please email by August 11th so we can deliver your bin at the workshop.

In this workshop, we will cover the following

  • What is composting and why it is so important
  • What tools and materials you'll need
  • Which items are compostable and which are not
  • Building and maintaining a compost pile

One lucky attendee will WIN a free raffle prize!

Made possible through generous funding by


Thanks to our site provider

Event Classification
Funding Source Contract-funded
Special Note
Stream to Volunteer Opportunities No
August 12th, 2021 5:30 PM   through   7:30 PM
Sweetwater Community Garden
5354 Sweetwater Road
Bonita, CA 91902
United States
Main Phone: (760) 436-7986  ext. 700

Download iCalendar entry for this event. iCalendar feed for this event.