Eco Garden Expo

Come learn about California’s new normal, coming to terms with mother nature and our arid environment 

Opening Ceremony starts at 9am on Saturday, May 2nd!

Talks at the Arboretum Pavilion

Join us for the opening ceremony of the 2nd Annual Eco Garden Expo, Saturday, May 2nd at 9am with Master of Ceremony, Greg O’Brien, a voice over artist and former announcer for ESPN.  A Los Rios Park blessing will be given by the Acjachemen Nation, followed by our first presenter, former California Secretary of Food & Agriculture, AG Kawamura, speaking on urban gardening during this current drought. Check out the schedule below for a full lineup of presenters and topics promoting conservation, sustainability, urban farming, solar, worm composts, designing with edibles and California natives.

Creek Side Stage

Listen to the experts on a variety of garden and environmental talks. Take away numerous ideas and healthy tips while saving you money and precious resources in your home and business. To find the Creek Side talks, meander through the park and come into a grove of trees to the orange umbrellas. Check the Expo Directories located within the park for scheduled times for both days.

May 4 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
We meet every Thursday, except rain and school holidays. Join the volunteers, students and the teachers every Thursday from 8:30am-10:30am and meet us at the Montanez Adobe inside the Los Rios Park in San Juan[...]
May 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
Goin Native has been working with the Capistrano Unified School District to grow this unique program.  Students from the Adult Transition Workability & Bridges and Ocean View NPS School volunteer along with their teachers and[...]
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Los Rios Historical Park and District
We’re using the power of creativity to help inspire greater well-being for the earth and for ourselves. We have a great line up of workshops and exhibitors as well as partnerships with the local business in[...]
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Los Rios Park and Historic District
We’re using the power of creativity to help inspire greater well-being for the earth and for ourselves. We have a great line up of workshops and exhibitors as well as partnerships with the local business in[...]
May 11 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
We meet every Thursday, except rain and school holidays. Join the volunteers, students and the teachers every Thursday from 8:30am-10:30am and meet us at the Montanez Adobe inside the Los Rios Park in San Juan[...]
May 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
Goin Native has been working with the Capistrano Unified School District to grow this unique program.  Students from the Adult Transition Workability & Bridges and Ocean View NPS School volunteer along with their teachers and[...]
May 18 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
We meet every Thursday, except rain and school holidays. Join the volunteers, students and the teachers every Thursday from 8:30am-10:30am and meet us at the Montanez Adobe inside the Los Rios Park in San Juan[...]
May 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
Goin Native has been working with the Capistrano Unified School District to grow this unique program.  Students from the Adult Transition Workability & Bridges and Ocean View NPS School volunteer along with their teachers and[...]
May 25 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
We meet every Thursday, except rain and school holidays. Join the volunteers, students and the teachers every Thursday from 8:30am-10:30am and meet us at the Montanez Adobe inside the Los Rios Park in San Juan[...]
May 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
Goin Native has been working with the Capistrano Unified School District to grow this unique program.  Students from the Adult Transition Workability & Bridges and Ocean View NPS School volunteer along with their teachers and[...]
Jun 1 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
We meet every Thursday, except rain and school holidays. Join the volunteers, students and the teachers every Thursday from 8:30am-10:30am and meet us at the Montanez Adobe inside the Los Rios Park in San Juan[...]
Jun 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
Goin Native has been working with the Capistrano Unified School District to grow this unique program.  Students from the Adult Transition Workability & Bridges and Ocean View NPS School volunteer along with their teachers and[...]
Jun 8 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
We meet every Thursday, except rain and school holidays. Join the volunteers, students and the teachers every Thursday from 8:30am-10:30am and meet us at the Montanez Adobe inside the Los Rios Park in San Juan[...]
Jun 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
Goin Native has been working with the Capistrano Unified School District to grow this unique program.  Students from the Adult Transition Workability & Bridges and Ocean View NPS School volunteer along with their teachers and[...]
Jun 15 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
We meet every Thursday, except rain and school holidays. Join the volunteers, students and the teachers every Thursday from 8:30am-10:30am and meet us at the Montanez Adobe inside the Los Rios Park in San Juan[...]
Jun 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
Goin Native has been working with the Capistrano Unified School District to grow this unique program.  Students from the Adult Transition Workability & Bridges and Ocean View NPS School volunteer along with their teachers and[...]
Jun 22 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
We meet every Thursday, except rain and school holidays. Join the volunteers, students and the teachers every Thursday from 8:30am-10:30am and meet us at the Montanez Adobe inside the Los Rios Park in San Juan[...]
Jun 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
Goin Native has been working with the Capistrano Unified School District to grow this unique program.  Students from the Adult Transition Workability & Bridges and Ocean View NPS School volunteer along with their teachers and[...]
Jun 29 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
We meet every Thursday, except rain and school holidays. Join the volunteers, students and the teachers every Thursday from 8:30am-10:30am and meet us at the Montanez Adobe inside the Los Rios Park in San Juan[...]
Jun 29 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
Goin Native has been working with the Capistrano Unified School District to grow this unique program.  Students from the Adult Transition Workability & Bridges and Ocean View NPS School volunteer along with their teachers and[...]
Jul 6 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
We meet every Thursday, except rain and school holidays. Join the volunteers, students and the teachers every Thursday from 8:30am-10:30am and meet us at the Montanez Adobe inside the Los Rios Park in San Juan[...]
Jul 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
Goin Native has been working with the Capistrano Unified School District to grow this unique program.  Students from the Adult Transition Workability & Bridges and Ocean View NPS School volunteer along with their teachers and[...]
Jul 13 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
We meet every Thursday, except rain and school holidays. Join the volunteers, students and the teachers every Thursday from 8:30am-10:30am and meet us at the Montanez Adobe inside the Los Rios Park in San Juan[...]
Jul 13 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
Goin Native has been working with the Capistrano Unified School District to grow this unique program.  Students from the Adult Transition Workability & Bridges and Ocean View NPS School volunteer along with their teachers and[...]
Jul 20 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
We meet every Thursday, except rain and school holidays. Join the volunteers, students and the teachers every Thursday from 8:30am-10:30am and meet us at the Montanez Adobe inside the Los Rios Park in San Juan[...]
Jul 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
Goin Native has been working with the Capistrano Unified School District to grow this unique program.  Students from the Adult Transition Workability & Bridges and Ocean View NPS School volunteer along with their teachers and[...]
Jul 27 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
We meet every Thursday, except rain and school holidays. Join the volunteers, students and the teachers every Thursday from 8:30am-10:30am and meet us at the Montanez Adobe inside the Los Rios Park in San Juan[...]
Jul 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
Goin Native has been working with the Capistrano Unified School District to grow this unique program.  Students from the Adult Transition Workability & Bridges and Ocean View NPS School volunteer along with their teachers and[...]
Aug 3 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
We meet every Thursday, except rain and school holidays. Join the volunteers, students and the teachers every Thursday from 8:30am-10:30am and meet us at the Montanez Adobe inside the Los Rios Park in San Juan[...]
Aug 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am Los Rios Park
Goin Native has been working with the Capistrano Unified School District to grow this unique program.  Students from the Adult Transition Workability & Bridges and Ocean View NPS School volunteer along with their teachers and[...]

Other Events

There are a number of other events going on May 2nd and 3rd besides our speakers. Entertainment, giveaways, raffles, and more! Check the events for times and locations as these will vary!

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