Hear what participants are saying about recent Center for Ecoliteracy seminars and workshops:

"This was a brilliantly organized seminar in a beautiful space. The pacing and facilitation brought out the best in our ideas and interactions." — Santa Cruz, CA

"I had a spark of interest. Now I have a flame, and I have the resources to keep the fire burning." — Calgary, AB

I have never responded with as much appreciation for an experience in a workshop — people and content. — Christchurch, New Zealand

"True, meaningful, life-changing teaching must be modeled in practice....I was incredibly impressed by the living values I have witnessed this week." — Baltimore, MD


Featured Events


March 27-29, 2014: Michael Stone presented at Green Schools National Conference in Sacramento.


Feb 22, 2014: Karen Brown addressed regional obesity prevention leaders convened by Slow Food San Francisco.


Feb. 6–8, 2014: The Center offered several presentations, including Making the Case, a resource for improved school...

Past Events

Type Datesort icon Title Description
Conferences July 23 2012 Sustainability Education Summer Institute CEL cosponsored this annual event on beautiful Bainbridge Island in Washington.
Seminars June 20 2012 The Systems View of Life This successful 2012 seminar featuring Fritjof Capra sold out. Watch for news of future events.
Conferences November 11 2011 California School Nutrition Association Strategies for cooking from scratch and professional development using the Center's dynamic 6-5-4 School Lunch Matrix.
Conferences November 6 2011 Community Food Security Coalition An interactive, hands-on cooking demonstration and dialogue on increasing fresh, healthy food in school meals.
Seminars October 20 2011 Schooling for Sustainability Leadership Academy 2011-2012 The CEL Leadership Academy meets in four all-day seminar sessions during the school year, starting October 20, 2011.
Conferences October 14 2011 2011 Bioneers Conference Oct. 14: Morning plenary address by Karen Brown; afternoon workshop, "Teaching Sustainable Living through Food."
Conferences September 14 2011 The National Heirloom Exposition September 14, 2011: Karen Brown addressed the need for "50,000,000 new farmers" at the first-ever National Heirloom Exposition in Santa Rosa,...
Seminars June 21 2011 Smart by Nature: Making Learning Connections between the Classroom, Lunchroom, and Garden June 21-23, 2011: A seminar on interdisciplinary learning about food, culture, health, and the environment.
Talks May 21 2011 Maker Faire Bay Area 2011 May 21, 2011: Karen Brown will showcase the work of young ecologically minded Makers at Maker Faire Bay Area.
Talks May 3 2011 San Diego Natural History Museum May 3, 2001: Karen Brown address for San Diego Natural History Museum’s Children and Nature lecture series.
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