Sprouts Camp 2014

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Register Here   Sprouts 2014 Summer Camps  Online Registration available now! Sprouts at a Glance 5 days – Monday-Friday from 9 am- 4 pm (Extended care available 8 am-5 pm) Age Group –  Week 1: Rising 4th & 5th Graders                                Week 2: Rising 2nd & 3rd Graders Group Size –  1:8 adult-to-child ratio for high caliber                                Instruction and maximum safety Tuition –...

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Permaculture Course Hosted at the Matter of Trust 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 way to meet and connect...

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LEAF Academy 2014 – Online Registration begins Feb 1st!

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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… Top 5 Reasons Parents and Kids Love Summer LEAF Academy 1) Two vital ecological courses, back to back Ÿ 2) Compelling and inspirational field trip experiences 3) An amazing staff — with teachers and...

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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-Industrial Revolution – 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

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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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Nats, Philos, Fools and Funds – 1999-Present

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Naturalists, Philosophers, Foolshearty Grassroots Projects and Funders’ Roundtables, hosted by Matter of Trust.  We invite experts with answers to particular challenges, and bring them to the table with funders and green business entrepreneurs to discuss how best to concentrate our resources for maximum benefits. We review current and new projects, proposals from grassroots groups seeking fiscal sponsorship, and foundations, government staffers, socially conscious businesses,  or...

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