Events

February Workshops

Join us to kick off the month-long Positive Phee pop up on Saturday, February 4th from 1PM to 4PM. Shop through gently preloved secondhand clothing, purchase natural small batched candles from Wicky Woman Candle Co., and refill your beauty routine with beautyfill cosmetics. Drop by anytime, no registration for this event.

 

 

This workshop is for anyone who has ever wanted to learn how to make their own luxurious all natural candle. Learn how to melt your own wax, calculate your own oil percentages for hot and cold scent throw, choose the right size wicks and when to blend and pour the wax and more. All supplies are provided for you to create your own candle. We offer a variety of containers for you to choose from. They are first come first serve, so we recommend to come a little early.

Date & Time:

Saturday, February 4th, from 6 PM – 8 PM

 

About Wicky Woman Candle Co:

Wicky Woman Candle Co. is an all natural San Diego based small batch and hand poured craft candle company. We source all of the finest components in the industry for each of our candles. We use 100% pure coconut-apricot wax, essential oils, and crackling wood wicks. We feature local hand made ceramics, hand carved wooden dough bowls, repurposed coconut shells, and hand poured and marbled concrete in our collections.

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Learn how to create a more sustainable home by unpacking zero waste and recycling. Through this interactive workshop, you will discover what changes you can make to have more ownership of your purchases and increase your connection to your community.

Date & Time:

Saturday, February 25th, from 6 PM - 7 PM

Virtual Workshop 

About Jessica Ullyott:

Jessica Ullyott, is the founder of NatureNeedsSD. She was a middle and high school life science teacher for 10 years and then took a break while getting her masters in teaching biology and decided to stay home and raise two boys. The mission of Jessica's Instagram account and website aims to inform people about sustainable lifestyles, local nature spaces, and volunteer opportunities to promote the health of individuals, the community, and the environment.

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March Workshop

Join us for a growing your own food series presented by Lauren Doucette, founder of The University Heights Garden Club. Topics that will be covered in the workshop include:

  • Developing Healthy, Living Soil: discussing layers, compost, hugelkultur method for raised beds, identifying beneficial organisms/insects within your soil, establishing mycorrhizae and other beneficial symbiosis, fungal relationships
  • No Till Methodology
  • Seed Starting: discussing the type of soil to use, planting depth, light, and heat needs; direct sow vs. transplant; seeds to start in March; using liquid fertilizers for germinated seedlings; avoiding transplant shock

Proceeds of this event will go to The University Heights Garden Club's fundraiser to build replacement garden boxes for Birney Elementary's school garden.

Date & Time:

Saturday, March 4th, from 6 PM - 7 PM

About Lauren Doucette:

Lauren Doucette is a local urban farmer that grows food year-round for her family in a 200sf backyard space. Lauren graduated from the University of California Santa Cruz with a degree in Agroecology + Sustainable Food Systems and studied coffee cultivation and production in Nicaragua. She is the founder of the University Heights Garden Club and is passionate about encouraging folks to grow their own food in a way that supports a more sustainable, healthier future.

About UHCA Garden Club:

The University Heights Garden Club is a free-to-join garden enthusiasts club that is part of the University Heights Community Association. The Club is open to all (not just UH neighbors) and meets regularly to learn about growing your own food, healthy soil, sustainable living, native plants, and more. To learn more about the club, visit its website at https://uhsd.org.

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Past Events

January Workshop 

Worm Composting with Kristian Krugman, the compost expert. Attendees learned the basics of vermicomposting or worm composting, and built their own worm bins.