Educational Events


Come join us for Solar Cooked Foods and Fun in 2021!

Solar Ranch Event Calendar


Millicent Rogers Unplugged Virtual Event

June 2, 2022  6pm

From the Ground Up:  Seeds to Solar Ovens is the focus of an online discussion sponsored by the Millicent Rogers Museum in Taos, NM.  The panel features experts in gardening and solar cooking including our own Rose Marie Kern.


Solar Fiesta!

June 24, 2022   10am to 3pm  on the University of New Mexico Campus

Organized by the New Mexico Solar Energy Association as an adjuct of the American Solar Energy Society’s Annual Conference,  this one day event features presentations and demonstrations on many aspects of solar and sustainable living.   Rose Kern from Solar Ranch in association with Luther Kreiger from the Big Blue Museum of Solar Cooking will hold  cooking demonstrations all day with over a dozen different kinds of solar cookers including the mammoth Solar Villager.




2021 Past Events

Creating Attractive Book Covers – a three week class sponsored by SouthWest Writers

October 7th – 21st.   Thursday afternoons at 3pm Mountain Time via Zoom.  Taught by artist Kathy Schuit and Book Formatting expert Rose Marie Kern.  Contact SouthWest Writers for more information.

Finding Your Niche Market-Workshop

Creating Attractive Book Covers using MS Word, Publisher or Powerpoint

  • Sponsored by the University of New Mexico: Continuing Education

How to Self Publish with KDP Amazon


University of New Mexico, Continuing Education


 Saturdays, February 22 and 29 from 1pm to 3pm.  Presentation on Publishing Your Work Using KDP.  Class sponsored by the SouthWest Writers.  Open to the public.

Tuesday, January 21.  AAEMG Presentation on Bernalillo County featuring climate and soil structures.  Open to AAEMG members only.


Solar Fiesta!

Organized by the New Mexico Solar Energy Association this one day event features presentations on many aspects of solar and sustainable living.  Come on by and sample some of our solar cooked food!  Saturday October 26th  10am to 4pm  at the North Domingo Baca Center – 7521 Carmel Ave. NE Albuquerque, NM 87113  For more information click here

Bernalillo County Agricultural Extension Office Hosts Solar Cooking Class

Friday, July 12, 2019:   Bernalillo County Cooperative Extension Offices    1510 Menaul Ext Blvd ., NW  Albuquerque, NM 87107  Phone: 505-243-1386
Rose Kern will be presenting a 2 hour class on all the elements you need to create delicious meals heated only with Sunlight!  The Class will cover:  Commercial and homebuilt types of Solar Ovens, How to position the ovens, How to anticipate the weather and which foods can be cooked in partly cloudy conditions.

Click Here for Powerpoint Presentation on Solar Cooking