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Free Composting & Debris Management Workshop - Escondido

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Learn how to build healthy soil by composting your landscaping/tree trimming waste! This CEU approved workshop is perfect for professional landscapers and tree trimmers.

Join Solana Center for this 2-hour presentation where you will learn the basics of composting and best practices for reducing landscaping waste. Using trial-tested advice, our expert educators will teach you all you need to know to get started with a method that fits your needs.

In this workshop, we will cover the following topics:

  • Best practices for landscaping waste reduction
  • What is composting and why it is so important
  • What tools and materials you'll need
  • Which items are compostable and which are not
  • Various composting methods (compost bins and sheet composting)
  • Proper use of mulch and compost

The Composting & Debris Management Workshop from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM will dig deeper into composting and landscaping waste diversion. For details and to register, click here.

Bonus: We will be raffling off $75 worth of gift cards from Grangetto's Farm & Garden Supply to workshop attendees. Don't miss out!

Preferential registration will be given to professional landscapers and tree trimmers serving unincorporated San Diego County. All other registrants will be added to a wait list. Wait list will be opened 1-2 weeks prior to the workshop to fill available spaces.

Update: The registration list is now open! Register today to join us for the workshop.

Workshop deposit: $20. Due to limited space, a deposit is required to hold your space. This deposit will be returned to all attendees upon signing in at the workshop. The deposit is nonrefundable to registrants who do not attend the workshop.

CEU Approved: This Composting & Debris Management Workshop is approved for Landscape Industry Certified recertification at 1 CEU per hour of instruction attended. For more information on the National Association of Landscape Professionals recertification, please visit the NALP Recertification Center at

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This composting workshop is funded by:

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San Diego County Farm Bureau is a grassroots, membership-based coalition of farmers united as one voice. Active since 1914, Farm Bureau continues to be the most influential nonprofit organization supporting agriculture in San Diego County. SDCFB exists to protect and promote farmers in San Diego County and foster new opportunities for agricultural growth. Farm Bureau’s mission and goals benefit all growers whether organic or conventional, large or small, urban or rural.

Event Classification
Funding Source Contract-funded
Category Composting Workshop
Contract County Composting
Special Note
Stream to Volunteer Opportunities
April 7th, 2018 1:00 PM   through   3:00 PM
San Diego County Farm Bureau
420 S Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025
United States
Main Phone: (760) 436-7986
Choose one:
Professional Landscaper/Tree Trimmer serving unincorporated San Diego County $ 20.00
Residential Gardener/Composter (waitlist) $ 0.00