News & Updates
Join our Team!
Jul 5 2018
Join our award-winning organization to help lead change for grassroots environmental action. Our dedicated team, through outreach and education initiatives, serves as a critical community resource for San Diego County on issues and practices surrounding soil, water, and zero waste. Solana Center is a non-profit organization and has...
Take Your Family on Our Eco Adventure at the Fair!
Jun 25 2018
There's still time to enjoy our San Diego County Fair festivities at the In-Field Farm! We're offering fun, educational, ecology-themed activities at our expanded composting booth, Eco Container, and the new Eco Adventure. Thanks to our sponsors, all activities are FREE with Fair admission. Kids can plant seeds, race worms, go on our new...
Environmental Educator Reports from Brazil
May 29 2018
Environmental Educator, Larissa Amaral is a certified Master Composter and is currently getting her BA in Sustainability and minoring in Management at San Diego State University. She is currently studying abroad on the island of Florianopolis, Brazil.
Easy Ways to Rat-Proof Your Compost Bin
May 28 2018
A common misconception and one we are often asked about is whether composting will attract rats. Rats are quite prevalent in San Diego, particularly roof (or tree) rats. Palm tree and other dense vegetation (bougainvillea, honeysuckle) provide ideal habitats. Food is often supplied from fruit trees, vegetable gardens, and bird feeders...