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Mid-Scale Composting Training Overview

  • Del Mar Fairgrounds via Solana Gate 322 Via De La Valle Solana Beach, CA, 92075 United States (map)

The Composting for Farms, Schools & Community Gardens Workshop Series: Overview - Del Mar

These field trips do NOT address typical residential composting or large-scale commercial composting. It is intended for those systems that fall in between: farms, parks, community gardens, schools, businesses, etc.

In this workshop, we'll cover the following topics: 

  • Overview of mid-scale composting basics, including: feedstock, compost recipes, bulk density and equipment
  • Tour of Solana Center's mid-scale compost site at the Del Mar Fairground's Infield Farm

The hands-on section will include: 

  • Demonstration build of an aerated static pile       

Space is limited. Thanks to the County of San Diego, this event is FREE. However a REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT of $20* is required to register for this event. This deposit will be completely refunded when you sign in at the event. There will be no refunds for cancellations or after the event. Unincorporated County of San Diego residentsreceive preferential registration. Other registrants will be placed on a wait list. If space is available, registration will be opened to non-residents 1 to 2 weeks before the start of the course in order of wait list.

*If the deposit presents a financial hardship, please contact Diane Hazard at diane@solanacenter.org to apply for a scholarship. 

Pre-registration required at solanacenter.org/mid-scalecomposting 
For more information: education@solanacenter.org (760) 436-7986 ex. 704

This event is part of the Mid-Scale Composting series: