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Waste to Wonder – 40th Anniversary Celebration!

May 11, 2024 5:00PM—9:00PM

Encinitas Community Center - 1140 Oakcrest Park Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024

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Join us as we celebrate Solana Center’s 40th Anniversary! Register now for an evening full of connecting the past, present, and future of Solana Center’s environmental initiatives. Who: Friends of Solana Center, old and new! What: Evening of networking and reconnecting, delicious vegan food and local drinks, live music, silent and live auction, and more!…

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Current & Upcoming

Master Composter Course – Escondido

Feb 24, 2024 9:30AM—Mar 23, 2024 12:30PM

Deer Park Monastery, 2499 Melru Lane, Escondido, CA, 92026

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Update: The waitlist is full and has closed. We are only accepting registration from unincorporated San Diego County residents. Become a Master Composter! Join us at the beautiful Deer Park Monastery, tucked away in the hills of Escondido, to gain composting knowledge you can pass along to others.  The Master Composter course provides training in…

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Raising Backyard Chickens Workshop – Flinn Springs

Mar 16, 2024 10:00AM—12:00PM

Summers Past Farms, 15602 Olde Hwy 80, El Cajon, CA 92021

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Join Solana Center’s experienced educators for this free 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…

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Backyard Composting Basics Workshop – Encinitas

Mar 23, 2024 1:30PM—3:30PM

137 N El Camino Real, Encinitas CA 92024

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Join us on-site at Solana Center for this 2-hour workshop where you will learn the basics of traditional backyard composting! Using trial-tested advice and demonstrations, our experienced educators will teach you all you need to know to get started with a bin that fits your needs and lifestyle. In this workshop, we will cover: Made…

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Taking on Textile Waste Event – Encinitas

Mar 23, 2024 10:00AM—1:00PM

Solana Center for Environmental Innovation, 137 North El Camino Real, Encinitas, CA 92024

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Please note – this event is open to the public and registration is not required. Please click the “RSVP” button only if you’d like a reminder email before the event. Join us at Solana Center for “Taking on Textile Waste” – an event to educate our community about the impact of clothing and textile waste, and…

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All About Worms Workshop – Rancho Bernardo

Apr 16, 2024 5:00PM—7:00PM

Rancho Bernardo Library - 17110 Bernardo Center Dr, San Diego, CA 92128

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Join Solana Center for this workshop to discover why red wiggler worms are composting superstars! Vermicomposting has a benefit for everyone, whether you want to divert kitchen scraps from the landfill, compost in small spaces, or create a natural fertilizer for your plants. This workshop will teach you all about how to get started and…

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Backyard Composting Basics Workshop – Spring Valley

Apr 27, 2024 10:00AM—12:00PM

Spring Valley Branch Library, 836 Kempton St, Spring Valley, CA 91977

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Join Solana Center for this two hour workshop where you will learn the basics of traditional backyard composting. Using trial-tested advice and demonstrations, our experienced educators will teach you all you need to know to get started with a bin that fits your needs and lifestyle. In this workshop, we will cover: All pre-registered attendees…

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Water Wise Gardening Workshop – Pine Valley

Apr 27, 2024 10:00AM—12:00PM

Pine Valley Library - 28804 Old Hwy 80, Pine Valley, CA 91962

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Learn how to create a less thirsty and environmentally-friendly landscape at this workshop at Pine Valley Library! Solana Center’s knowledgeable educators will teach you all you need to know to get started with a garden that fits San Diego’s semi-arid climate. All pre-registered attendees who are residents of unincorporated San Diego County will receive a FREE…

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Taller de Compostaje Casero – Spring Valley

Apr 27, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM

Biblioteca del Condado de San Diego en Spring Valley, 836 Kempton St, Spring Valley, CA 91977

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Únase a Solana Center en esta presentación de 2 horas donde aprenderá los conceptos básicos del compostaje tradicional en casa. Mediante asesoramiento comprobado y demostraciones interactivas, nuestros docentes experimentados le enseñarán todo lo que debe saber para comenzar a compostar en un contenedor que se adapte a sus necesidades y estilo de vida. En este…

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Waste to Wonder – 40th Anniversary Celebration!

May 11, 2024 5:00PM—9:00PM

Encinitas Community Center - 1140 Oakcrest Park Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024

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Join us as we celebrate Solana Center’s 40th Anniversary! Register now for an evening full of connecting the past, present, and future of Solana Center’s environmental initiatives. Who: Friends of Solana Center, old and new! What: Evening of networking and reconnecting, delicious vegan food and local drinks, live music, silent and live auction, and more!…

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Past | Archive

Vermicomposting Basics Workshop – Lakeside

Feb 19, 2024 12:30PM—1:30PM

Olde Community Church, 9906 Maine Ave, Lakeside, CA 92040

Pulling Back the Lid on Recycling Webinar

Jan 31, 2024 6:00PM—7:00PM

Virtual - Anywhere in the World

July Green Living Tour

Jul 29, 2023 10:00AM—11:00AM

Solana Center for Environmental Innovation, 137 N El Camino Real, Encinitas, CA, 92024

WORKSHOP FULL – Raising Backyard Chickens Workshop – Ramona

Jul 15, 2023 10:00AM—12:00PM

Ramona Ranch Winery, 23578 Highway 78, Ramona, CA 92065