Education

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All About Worms Workshop – City of San Diego

Aug 13, 2022 10:00AM—12:00PM

Colonel Irving Salomon San Ysidro Community Activity Center 179 Diza Road San Diego, CA 92173

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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 maintain a…

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Achieving Your Zero Waste Potential Webinar – City of Encinitas

Aug 31, 2022 12:00PM—1:00PM

Virtual - Anywhere in the World

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 Join Solana Center for this 1-hour webinar where you will learn the basics of waste reduction, why it’s important, and how to keep at it even with our changing circumstances. We’ll dive deeper into the concepts of Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and understand why they are said in THAT order. Participants will get practical tools to…

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SB 1383 Compliance – Commercial Food Waste Prevention Webinar – City of Encinitas

Sep 08, 2022 2:00PM—3:00PM

Virtual - Anywhere in the World

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California is leading our nation with groundbreaking legislation that addresses climate change by keeping organic materials out of our landfills. As Californians are asked to rethink how they manage their food waste, businesses may be wondering: How can I be in compliance, and how will this affect my bottom line? The City of Encinitas and…

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Raising Backyard Chickens Workshop – County of San Diego

Sep 10, 2022 10:00AM—11:30AM

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

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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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Master Composter Course – City of San Diego

Sep 17, 2022 9:30AM—Oct 15, 2022 12:30PM

Tecolote Canyon Nature Center 5180 Tecolote Road San Diego, CA 92110

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Become a Master Composter! Minimize your carbon footprint. Keeping food and yard waste out of the landfill reduces harmful methane gas emissions. Use this “waste” to create amendments for your garden. Compost use reduces the need for synthetic fertilizers and pesticides.  Reduce water use and increase water retention. Compost increases your soil’s water-holding capacity and improves…

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SB 1383 Compliance – Commercial Food Waste Prevention Webinar – County of San Diego

Sep 20, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

Virtual - Anywhere in the World

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California is leading our nation with groundbreaking legislation that addresses climate change by keeping organic materials out of our landfills. As Californians are asked to rethink how they manage their food waste, businesses may be wondering: How can I be in compliance, and how will this affect my bottom line? The County of San Diego…

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Backyard Composting Basics Webinar – City of San Diego

Sep 22, 2022 12:00PM—1:00PM

Virtual - Anywhere in the World

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Join Solana Center for this 1-hour webinar 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. This webinar will be held using Zoom, so please note that…

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Smart Ways to Fight Food Waste Webinar – City of Encinitas

Oct 18, 2022 6:00PM—7:00PM

Virtual - Anywhere in the World

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Nearly 40% of food produced worldwide is wasted. You have the power to help change this statistic by making small changes to your daily life and habits. If you would like to be a part of this change, join our webinar! Solana Center’s knowledgeable speakers will share practical solutions to reduce food waste in your…

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Backyard Composting Basics Workshop – City of Encinitas

Oct 22, 2022 10:00AM—12:00PM

Weidner's Gardens 695 Normandy Road Encinitas, CA 92024

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Join 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 What is composting and why…

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Green Living Tour

Jul 30, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

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