The Solar Living Institute is excited to be hosting the Building Resilient Communities Permaculture Convergence at the Solar Living Center September 20-23.  Don't miss this stellar event and outstanding opportunity to network with indviduals dedicated to and advocating for a holistic lifestyle approach to living with awareness on our planet Earth. Go to http://permacultureconvergence.com/ for more details.

We're running a WINTER sale on the 40-hour PV Design & Installation online.  Get a comprehensive view of Solar Power - what makes it so appealing and how does it work? Sign up today, use discount code "solar" upon check out.  Call 707-472-2456 if you have any questions about the course. 


Are you ready to kick off your weekend early? Want to enjoy the bounty of farm fresh produce? Feel like relaxing to great music, food and drink?

Join us at the Solar Living Center in Hopland for Evenings by the Pond, every first Thursday beginning June 7 from 4:30-7:30 pm.


September 6 from 4:30-7:30

Last one of the Season - Don't Miss Out!

September 6 features local band Jukebox Money

Enjoy dinner from Pilon Kitchen.

Shop the market vendors and grab something from our beer/wine offerings.Non-alcoholic beverage options will also be available.

Let your kids explore the sculpture and play lawn games.

Stop by for an evening out surrounded by the beauty of the grounds. Bring the family, meet up with friends and share in this great community experience.

For more information call:  707.472.2456 or check us out on Facebook!




The Solar Living Institute is a 501 (c)(3) educational nonprofit organization offering instruction in solar training and sustainable practices.  Founded in 1998, we have been providing professional solar training and a wide array of sustainability courses for 20 years. Our courses are taught by experienced practitioners who bring years of real world knowledge to the classroom with a focus on helping students prepare for job opportunities, start businesses, and live more sustainably.

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