Workshop Support: Raising Backyard Chickens – Julian

Sep 10, 2022 9:00AM—12:30PM

Location

Highlands Organic Orchard & Farm 1095 Julian Orchards Drive Julian, CA 92036

Cost $0.00

Categories

Join Solana Center’s experienced educators by supporting a workshop where you will learn the basics and many benefits of raising chickens at home. From producing beautiful, high-quality eggs, assisting in keeping waste out of the landfill, to protecting your garden from pests – chickens have a lot to offer! Plus, they are fun pets that are guaranteed to make you smile. Volunteer support can also include the following:

  • Setting up / breaking down demo site
  • Advancing PowerPoint slides or flipping our educational chart
  • Engaging attendees in activities related to the lesson

Volunteer Shifts

  • 9:00 am to 12:30 pm

Opportunity Requirements & Important Notes

  • Attire: Wear clothes that are comfortable for standing in and appropriate to the weather and location. 

  • Bring: Reusable water bottle, snacks for break-time.

  • Experience Needed: At least one volunteer event with Solana Center prior, unless you are a Master Composter graduate or familiar with Solana Center. 

  • Age Requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age. 

  • Physical Requirements: Must be willing to do hands-on work with worms and other compost critters and able to lift up to 20 pounds.

  • Safety: All participants must sign an additional COVID-19 volunteer waiver BEFORE EVENT DAY (this will be sent in an info email 1-4 days before the event). All volunteers must bring to their volunteer shift the day of the event either: proof of vaccination, either through your issued vaccination card or through California’s Digital Covid-19 Vaccine Record, or proof of a negative PCR test (only PCR tests will be accepted) taken within 7 days of the event.