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

Type Datesort icon Title Description
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.
Conferences July 23 2012 Sustainability Education Summer Institute CEL cosponsored this annual event on beautiful Bainbridge Island in Washington.
Conferences September 12 2012 2012 National Heirloom Exposition Sept. 12: Karen Brown spoke at "The World's Largest Pure Food Fair."
Conferences February 28 2013 National Association of Independent Schools 2013 Feb. 28, 2013: The Center joins Park Day School to present stories and lessons from our book Ecoliterate.
Conferences March 16 2013 ASCD 68th Annual Conference Mar. 16, 2013: CEL and Thena Robinson-Mock, executive director of the New Orleans Rethinkers, present.
Conferences June 18 2013 7th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference June 18: Zenobia Barlow leads a panel on comprehensive school reform at the nation's largest childhood obesity gathering.
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.
Conferences September 22 2013 2013 Nature School Conference Sept. 22–25, 2013: Carolie Sly and Michael K. Stone presented to the international school ground greening community in Toronto.
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 6 2014 School Food FOCUS National Gathering Feb. 6–8, 2014: The Center offered several presentations, including Making the Case, a resource for improved school food.
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