Earth Day 2017 Event at the Solar Living Center

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Earth Day 2017 Event at the Solar Living Center

There’s no better place on Earth to celebrate Earth Day than at the world-famous Solar Living Center, where renewable energy, permaculture, and green living converge on 12 beautiful acres along California’s historic Highway 101 in Mendocino County!

Join us on April 22 for this FREE, family-friendly event featuring kids’ crafts, acoustic music, solar boat races, a BIG sale at the Real Goods Store, and much more!

Workshops

  • 11:00 – How Do We Build an Eco-Sustainable World? – Solar Tony
  • 12:00 – What is Permaculture? – Landa Roon
  • 1:00 – Solar Water Pumping – Paul Renna
  • 2:00 – Fungi and Soil – Rye N. Flint
  • 3:00 – Getting Started with Chickens – Jini Reynolds
  • 4:00 – Basics of Building with Cob – Miguel Elliott

Activities

  • Make a pot, plant a seed – all day
  • Seed & seedling exchange, tree giveaway – all day
  • Face painting– all day
  • Ribbon tree: “What can you do to make the Earth a better place to live?” – all day
  • Chalk drawing – all day
  • Bubbles – all day
  • Corn hole game – all day
  • Solar Boat races – 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. (TBD, may change)
  • Spinning Wheel – all day, one spin per person (hand stamp)
  • Tesla viewing – all day

Ongoing Education at Booths

  • Hopland Field Station (12:00 – 2:00)
  • Solar Water Pumping
  • Water storage systems
  • Sheep, Wool, Spinning – demonstration
  • Useful information table – handouts with a variety of useful, educational tools
  • Workshops & Solar Living Institute info
  • Aquaponics display
  • KZYX

Food

  • Pizza, popcorn
  • Pulled pork sandwiches and potato salad from The Golden Pig
  • Sandwiches, snacks, ice cream, drinks
  • Beer & wine

Real Goods Earth Day 2017 celebration flyer

The Solar Living Center is located at 13771 S. Hwy 101 in Hopland, California 95449. It’s about 100 miles north of San Francisco.

For the Earth,

John Schaeffer's signature

John Schaeffer,
Real Goods Founder and President

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