april, 2022

sat23apr12:00 pmsat6:00 pmFirst Annual Ramona Earth Day Festivalbrought to you by Sustainable Ramona12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Event Details


Saturday, April 23, 2022 – Noon to 6pm
Ramona Community Garden Event Site
Corner of 11th & San Vicente, in Ramona CA

Have fun at this family-friendly Music and Earth Day Festival. Enjoy live music from Ramona bands. Learn manageable ways to sustain the Ramona surroundings we love.

Live Ramona Bands All Day
Judy Taylor – Western Swing
The Beard and the Bird-Jon & Kat Hasz
Sunnyside Strings – Bluegrass
Sentimental Journeys – 50’s, 60’s, 70’s
Frank & Rob – Latin Jazz & Soul
Orchard Thieves – Acoustic Duet
Garden Variety Band – Environmental Songs

Speakers and Exhibitors will highlight a variety of ways we can all help to foster what we love about Ramona through sustainable practices.

Speakers (Watch for updates on SustainableRamona.com)
Current scheduled speakers include:

Dr. Dan Cayan – Research Meteorologist, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD
Topic: “Ramona’s 21st Century Future: Warmer, Drier and Occasionally Wetter”
James & Frederika Syren – Authors, Zero Waste for Families
Dr. Mandy Morrell, DBA, Point Loma Nazarene University, Assistant professor of Management, Topic “Sustainability”
Natalia King Quick – Recycling Specialist II, Department of Public works, Solid Waste Planning & Recycling, County of San Diego
Diane Stoltz – Cross-connection Program Specialist, Ramona Municipal Water District
Dr. George Tynan, Iwama Endowed Chair & Distinguished Professor, Department Chair, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Department, UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering Topic: “Near-term and Longer-term Steps to Get to a Net-Zero Carbon Energy System”

Beryl Warnes and Textile Art – Hand-woven goods
Marsha Cook, Artist – will demonstrate how to turn found objects or recyclables into art.
PuraVida Aquatics – Organic Swimming Pool Conversions
Ramona Food and Clothes Closet
Ramona Municipal Water District
Women of St. Mary’s – Hand-made crafts
Ramona Disposal – bringing recycling/compacting truck to exhibit
Tesla – will exhibit Y model
Talking Oaks Ranch – organic lotions
Creation Care
Surprise Farm Retreat – Nature Retreat Center on Old Julian Trail off Old Julian Hwy
Bemergency Bee Removal
The Tree Fairy

Piva Equipment Services
Ramona Disposal
Ramona Boy Scout Troop 679, Chartered by SDCE, Leader Miller Robison – donating time and work to support set-up and tear-down.
Ramona Ranch Vineyard and Winery – Certified Sustainable Winery
Scotty’s Plantscapes
Joyce T. Strand, Author
Boxed Water Is Better
Hague Quality Water
Estates Dental
Ransom Brothers Lumber & Supply

Special Event for Kids
Treasure Hunt


Interact with informative exhibitors representing master gardeners, free range chickens, sustainable art, waste management, electric bicycles, hand-weaving, ceramics, and kids’ sustainable projects. Watch for updates.

Suggested donation for visitors: $10 adults, $5 for those 16 and younger. Make checks payable to Ramona Community Garden with memo line Earth Day Festival and your name.

Mail to: Earth Day Festival Committee – PO Box 491 Ramona, CA 92065.

Or, tickets available at the door.

Ticket holders’ names will be on a list to gain entrance. No physical tickets will be issued.


(Saturday) 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm