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


Oct. 17, 2014: Karen Brown to discuss "Re-Localizing the Food System" at the annual Bioneers Conference in San...


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


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

Past Events

Typesort icon Date Title Description
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.
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 19 2014 Commonwealth Club May 19, 2014: Executive director Zenobia Barlow at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on "No Child Left Inside."
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.
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.
Seminars June 20 2012 The Systems View of Life Seminar This successful 2012 seminar featuring Fritjof Capra sold out. Watch for news of future events.
Seminars June 24 2013 Becoming Ecoliterate: A New Integration of Emotional, Social, and Ecological Intelligence June 24-28, 2013: A dynamic residential seminar exploring "irresistibly engaging" education.
Seminars November 14 2013 A Celebration of California Food and Cultures Nov 14, 2013: CEL convened California school food service innovators for a day of cooking, learning, and inspiration.
Conferences February 3 2011 Speakers Series University of New Mexico Zenobia Barlow lecture at Robert Wood Johnson Center for Health Policy at the University of New Mexico
Conferences April 9 2011 TEDxSFED April 9, 2011: Karen Brown speaks in San Francisco on appropriateness of technologies for teaching and learning.
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