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  • Saturday, May 18, 2013: (Vacaville) A new Solar Cooking/Build a Solar Cooker course is being offered by the City of Vacaville’s Community Services Department that will teach participants the benefits of cooking with sunshine. Participants in this class will create an economical, portable solar cooker and receive instruction on essential solar cooking tips. It’s a great way to add solar cooking to your camping/backpacking adventures or emergency preparedness plan. The one day class is from 10 a.m - noon. Registration information...
  • Sunday, May 26, 2013: (Carmichael) Solar Cooking with Denis Zanchi at the Effie Yeaw Nature Center in Ancil Hoffman County Park. With summer around the corner, it’s time to explore solar cooking. Discover how easy it is cook a variety of foods using the sun. Space is limited so come early. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Sign-ups taken the day of the event. It is recommended arriving 30 minutes prior to start time. Donations gratefully accepted. There is a $5 per car admission county entrance fee into Ancil Hoffman Park (Free to members). More information...
  • Saturday, June 22, 2013: (Fresno) Central Valley Solar Cookers will be holding a solar cooking festival in Fresno. It will feature solar cooking demonstrations, local bands, solar science demonstrations, and all things solar. Please come join us to celebrate solar cooking and the summer solstice. More Information...
  • Saturday, August 3, 2013: (Nevada City) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (no alcohol, drugs, tobacco or foul language allowed) will be having a Solar Cook-Off and Potluck at 615 Hollow Way. Cooking will begin at 10 a.m., and the potluck will start at 4 p.m. Bring tasty ingredients of your favorite dish to solar cook and share. If you don’t have a solar cooker, bring yourself and see what the excitement is about. Information available to learn how to make a cooker to use the sun to cook food. For more information contact Ken Dorris, +1 (530) 292-4213.
  • Wednesday, August 14, 2013: (Sacramento) Solar Cookers International is holding it's annual Shine On! gathering to pay tribute to the work of many who have helped teach solar cooking and water pasteurization around the world. Catch up with old friends and meet new ones. The event will take place from 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. More details to follow.


  • July 26-28, 2013: (John Day) This year's SolWest Fair at the Grant County Fairgrounds hopes to include solar cooking demonstrations, with classes for all ages, solar food vendors and a solar potluck. Since 1999, SolWest has been a back-to-our-roots education-oriented event with the aim of helping small businesses and sustainability-oriented attendees, but the fair is endangered by lack of funding. Consider offering what aid you can to continue the SolWest Fair tradition. More information...

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