Eco Educational Programs

LEAF Academy Summer 2015

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  See Todd’s Wonderful 2014 LEAF Blog!     http://leaf2014.blogspot.com/ The LEAF Academy program is for middle school kids ages 10-12 in the San Francisco Bay Area.  It was founded by the teachers and staff at Presidio Hill School.   They partnered with Matter of Trust in 2013 to  offer this course at our Eco-Center to the inner-city Mission District.   LEAF at a Glance Location: Matter of Trust Eco-Center 3338 17th Street San Francisco, CA 94110   2015...

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Tree of Wisdom

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Tree of Wisdom Volunteer mural artists Dr. Rosa Ten and Evelyne Thommassen put finishing touches on our Tree of Wisdom.  This is an interactive exhibit with inspirational quotes and areas where the public can make suggestions for solving environmental challenges.

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Sprouts Summer Camp

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Permaculture Courses at Eco-Center

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      Permaculture training may just change your life. This training offers the opportunity to develop professional skills and provides valuable education to enhance your current vocation, prepare you for your next venture and give you inspiration about solutions that you can implement in your life at home. It is one of the few permaculture design trainings that match the schedule and tuition to the busy lives of urban professionals and full-time students. It is also a great...

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Wrap Star Campaign – 2011-Present

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If we can reduce the amount of plastic we use each day, we can reduce the amount of plastic that winds up in our oceans. Lots of manufacturers use WAY too much packaging for their products. Let’s band together to encourage them to rethink their packaging choices by choosing to buy products that are packaged in an environmentally friendly way. And let’s create jobs and see this generation revolutionize the packaging industry through smart design and green materials. To promote...

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Eco-Industry Apprenticeships Program – 2013-Present

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Matter of Trust is a strong advocate for apprenticeship programs and the importance of distinction, dignity and recognition for excellence within sectors and vocations.  Many of the programs that we work with involve manufacturing, stockpiles of materials, packaging and logistics.  We have seen sectors like the textile trade dwindle before our eyes in the US.  The shining stories of artisans and craft and maker fairs are where many turn for examples of ingenuity and fine handiwork displays...

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Matter of Trust Eco-Center 2013 – Present

Planters provide a beautiful platform for our Urban Wildlife Exhibit
Matter of Trust is very excited to be getting an Eco-Center in San Francisco! Matter Of Trust Eco-Center 3338 17th Street San Francisco  CA  94110 USA We’re at the corner of 17th Street and Hoff Street between Valencia and Mission.  It’s a wonderful, vibrant neighborhood with a mix of cultures, long-time San Francisco established and new trendy shops and restaurants as well as homes and apartments.   We’re not officially open yet and we’ve already had a...

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Earth Day 2013 – 2013-Present

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Matter of Trust Earth Day’s A-Maze Program Part 1 of 2 Matter of Trust Earth Day’s A-Maze Program Part 2 of 2   2013-Present

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Peace of Mind Kits – 2006-Present

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Our ecological compliment to the “Disaster Kit.” Peace of Mind kits inform and prepare instead of react and frighten. This kit provides pleasurable lifestyle ideas and outside-the-box plans that provide comfort even in times of crisis. We also are making kits and lesson plans for teachers who want to use our POM kits as part of science experiments. 2006 – Present MofT General Fund

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Green Energy Millions (GEM) Campaign – 2007-Present

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Our Green Energy Millions (GEMs) campaign is a connection between our current lifestyles and our earth. We’ve gathered bite-size, quick, inexpensive commitments that every individual can do. Join us and make your GEMs here today for a brighter, greener future! This is a great activity for students and teachers! 2007 –...

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