SOIL SHINDIG

About the Soil Shindig

Celebrate one of the world's most amazing precious natural resources, SOIL! You're invited to a day of learning, discovering, creating, connecting, and experiencing the key role soils play in our daily lives.  Family-friendly activities will be offered at both locations, and workshops for all levels of soil enthusiasts.  This year’s event will include workshops, farm tours, kids activities, trail walks, a vendor fair, a food truck, live music, a panel discussion, and a celebratory bonfire. 

This is a family friendly event!


Explore two unique soil-supporting operations -- The Tijuana River Valley (TRV) Community Garden and Wild Willow Farm -- both located in the Tijuana River Valley.

November 9th, 1-6pm

Program and Schedule

1:00pm-2:00pm Welcome & Make Your Own Tea Activity
1:00pm-3:00pm Pumpkin Smash sponsored by Food2Soil Composting Collective
1:00pm-4:00pm Vendor Fair featuring a variety of local organizations
1:30pm-4:00pm Family & Children's activities sponsored by SunCoast Market
1:30pm-2:30pm Workshop Session #1
        Option 1: "Soil Searching" with Richard Williamson
        Option 2: "Fruit Tree Care" with Cathryn Henning
2:45pm-3:45pm Workshop Session #2
        Option 1: "Cover Crops" with Nathan Lou
        Option 2: "Introduction to Permaculture" with Colin Richard
2:45pm-3:45pm Guided Nature Walk to Tijuana River Valley Community Garden
4:00pm-5:00pm Seed Swap at the Farm (bring seeds to swap & share!) & Carbon Farming Demonstration at the Community Garden 
5:15pm-6:15pm Keynote Panel, "Strong Movements start from the roots." featuring:
        *Bianca Bonilla of Botanical Community Development Initiative
        *Sarah Boltwala-Mesina of Food2Soil
        *Belinda Ramirez of Project New Village
6:15pm Bonfire & DJ Plot 156

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