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  • Thursday, January 17, 2013: The Environmental Protection Agency(EPA) will present a webinar on Cookstove Durability Testing at 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time(15:00 – 16:30 Coordinated Universal Time). Hear the results of durability testing, and how they are being used, from experienced designers and technicians. Discover how to test the durability of different materials and stove components to improve the design of cookstoves . The webinar is free but requires advance registration. Program and Registration information...


  • March 18-22, 2013: (Phnom Penh) The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves is sponsoring the Clean Cooking Forum 2013, to be held in Cambodia next spring. As with the five Biennial Partnership for Clean Indoor Air Forums, this will be an excellent opportunity for the household energy community to come together and share what is working around the world, what is causing it to work, and what we can do more of, better, or differently. This will an important event for solar cooking promoters to attend, share information, and show unity in a common mission. Registration information...




  • July 9 & 12, 2014: (Taylor) Solar cooking demonstrations at the Kerr-Cole Sustainable Living Center (subject to sunny days) along with Freehold, a local non-profit organization, to help collect non-perishable food items for Shepherd’s Kitchen. Call +1 (928) 536-2269 for more information.


  • July 17-18, 2014: (Sacramento) The SCInet Solar Cooking Convention 2014, sponsored by Solar Cookers International with support from Agua Fund, Inc., is encouraging solar cooking project directors, promoters, designers, researchers, and manufacturers with experience in the transfer of solar cooking technologies to gather in Sacramento, California, USA for an exchange of information convention. The format will include presentations, panel discussions, working groups, and public demonstration of solar cookers. It will be held at the California Automobile Museum, located at 2200 Front Street. The Sacramento Solar Cooking Festival will follow on Saturday. Details and Event registration information...
Solar Cooking festival poster, 4-27-14
  • Saturday, July 19, 2014: (Sacramento): The Sacramento Solar Cooking Festival, sponsored by Solar Cookers International, is open to the public at no charge. Local solar cooks are encouraged to participate. It will take place from 10am - 3 pm. at Land Park, the corner of Sutterville Road and Freeport Boulevard. Event registration information...


  • Wednesday, July 23, 2014: (Seffner): Use the sun to cook your meal! Whether you want to be prepared for hot meals when the power is out, to reduce your energy costs, or just take it camping, solar cooking can be an answer. With some basic materials you bring and some we provide, you'll make your own cooker during this workshop. We'll have several models on display for you to study, and several out cooking while you work. The food will be ready to taste before you leave. Cooking instructions and sample recipes will be provided. When you register you'll be sent a detailed list of supplies to bring. (Nothing expensive! Pot with lid, cooler or boxes, aluminum foil, cardboard, tape, knife.) Class charge covers the materials we provide for making your cooker, the written materials you get to take home, and the food that we'll prepare and let the sun cook for us while you work. You'll get tastes before you leave. More information...


  • Thursday, July 10, 2014: (Boston) One Earth Designs and Dr. David Gordon Wilson, Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering at MIT, are hosting an event to discuss cooking norms in developing nations and the benefits and drawbacks of solar cooking. You’ll also walk away with ideas about how to get involved and ways to help. The event is free but registration is required. Light, solar-cooked refreshments will be provided. Time and place: 6:30pm - 8:30pm at Fourth Presbyterian Church located at 340 Dorchester Street in South Boston. Event registration information...



  • Saturday, July 26, 2014: (Shoreline) The NW Solar Fest happens the last Saturday in July on the grounds of Shoreline Community College from 10:00am - 5:00pm. Sustainable living presentations and displays including solar cooking. The college is located at 16101 Greenwood Avenue North, west parking lot Metro Route5, 331 and 345 serve the college on Saturdays. The event is free with free parking. More information...

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