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Geertje Grootenhuis

Geertje Grootenhuis holding worms by a lemon tree
Environmental Educator & Rain Barrel Coordinator
(760) 436-7986 ex. 721

Geertje's passion for environmental justice is motivated by a combination of work experience with a focus on zero waste and sustainability, interest in food systems, and love of nature. She graduated with honors from UC Berkeley, double majoring in Business Administration (Haas School of Business) and Society and Environment (College of Natural Resources). After working as an analytic consultant for a financial corporation in Oakland, she moved to San Diego to find a job in line with her passion for sustainability. Geertje’s favorite aspect of working at the Solana Center is contributing first-hand to positive environmental and social impact in her community.