32701 Alipaz St
San Juan Capistrano, CA
Closed-toed shoes are recommended but not required. Feel free to wear comfortable clothing and bring a reusable water bottle/canteen. We will be taking photos and possibly video to be used on our website, social and other educational media, by registering for this workshop you agree to our photo/video release policy.
Open Houses on the First Saturday of every month, invite you to sample all of what The Ecology Center has to offer. This month you will enjoy:
DIY SKILL STATION: Pickling – 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
This donation-based station will be available from 10 AM – 4 PM in our courtyard. This activity is suitable for all ages, bring your family and friends to learn how to DIY a simple solution for your home!
LOCAL GOODS: OLIVE OIL- 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Did you know we sell olive oil here at The Ecology Center? In fact, it is one of the most popular items we offer in our Tools For Change shop. The olive oil is sourced from over 1,700 mature olive trees near Paso Robles, California. Stop by our Tools For Change shop for a taste of this delicious oil. Best part? We offer refills! The next time you are running low, stop by and refill your bottle.
ORGANIC BREAD SALE – 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
BREAD Artisan Bakery, is returning to The Ecology Center for their ever popular pop-up bread sale. BREAD takes pride in their craft, using centuries-old traditions to naturally leaven the bread with local organic grains (made special for The Ecology Center). All bread is made with organic whole grains sourced from Grist & Toll and Central Milling with Abruzzi Rye and Sonora/Red Fife whole grains from Weiser Farms that is milled fresh at BREAD.
GUIDED GARDEN TOUR – 1:00 PM
Enjoy a guided tour of our beautiful gardens and historic Congdon home. On this tour, learn how and why we transformed a dirt lot into a thriving community ecosystem. We invite you to explore and imagine our house as your home while you discover simple solutions to implement in your community. Click above to RSVP to this special tour of our property.
We open our doors every month so you can get to know us better, we hope to offer inspiration, information and be of service to our community. Take a tour, sample the taste of the season and learn how you can become part of the solution.