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Upcoming Events - May & June 2018

Green Living Tour of Solana Center

This year marks our 35th anniversary of serving the San Diego community! Join us at our home base in Encinitas as we walk you through easy, earth-friendly solutions to address issues around water, waste, and soil health that can be incorporated into your life and home. At our FREE Green Living Tour, you'll see sustainability in action as you explore our worm bins, greywater systems, innovative compost projects, tool lending library, water-wise garden, and more. You'll leave one step further on your journey to living a sustainable lifestyle.

Sign up online to reserve your spot. Space is limited. For groups of more than six, email volunteer@solanacenter.org to set up a private tour for a nominal fee.

Saturday, June 2, 2018 
10:00 - 11:00 AM
137 N El Camino Real
Encinitas, CA 
Free


Manure Management & Composting Workshop

Composting manure can save on waste hauling costs, makes a great fertilizer for plants, protects our watershed, and keeps organic material out of the landfill! This workshop will cover the basics of traditional composting, as well as the particulars associated with composting manure on-site. 

Saturday, June 2, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Diego Country Estates
International Equestrian Center
Ramona, CA
Free



Got E-waste?

In partnership with Urban Corps, we are providing a FREE e-waste pick up service to businesses in coastal North County cities every 3rd Wednesday from 10 AM - 2 PM.

Sign up by Sunday, May 13, 2018 
for pick up on Wednesday, May 16
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Sign up by Sunday, June 17, 2018
for pick up on Wednesday, June 20
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM 


Free Composting & Gardening Workshops

Learn how to start composting your kitchen scraps and yard debris or create a waterwise garden. We’re coming to a neighborhood near you. Sign up for a workshop and tell a friend!


Backyard Composting & Vermicomposting Workshop - Rancho San Diego

FULL- Registration closed
Saturday, May 12, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Water Conservation Garden
Free


Backyard Composting & Vermicomposting Basics Workshop - Del Mar

Saturday, May 12, 2018
9:00 - 11:00 AM
Seagrove Park
Free


Composting & Vermicomposting Basics Workshop - Ramona

Saturday, May 19, 2018
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Sweet Spot Farm
Free


Waterwise Gardening Workshop - Fallbrook

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
12:30 - 3:00 PM
Fallbrook Community Center
Free


All About Worms Workshop - La Mesa

Saturday, June 9, 2018
9:00 - 11:00 AM
Two Forks Farm (Formerly Red Door Family Garden)

Free


Backyard Composting and Vermicomposting Basics Workshop – Encinitas

Saturday, June 9, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grangetto's Farm & Garden Supply
Free


Backyard Composting and Vermicomposting Basics Workshop – Golden Hill

Saturday, June 30, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Golden Hill Recreation Center
Free


Solana Center at EarthFair in Balboa Park

Look for Us at These Community Events!

Ramona Rodeo

Friday, May 18, 2018 
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Sunday, May 20, 2018
Fred Grand Arena, Ramona Outdoor Community Center

Check out our manure management booth and enjoy family activities, food, and more!

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