“In this rich treasure trove of historical inspiration, contemporary ideas, and future-oriented how-to’s, Valerie Brown has brought together a lifetime of work synthesizing science, participatory processes, and action for sustainability. A seasoned explorer, she moves effortlessly between disciplines as she describes a comprehensive approach to tackling the great challenges of our time—together. Because together is the only way they can be tackled. Read, learn, and act.” - Alan AtKisson, author, Believing Cassandra, and Executive Director, Earth Charter International.
“Leonardo’s Vision is essential reading for all those wishing to capture the emerging opportunity for collective thinking and action. The book provides a number of rigorous models and processes drawing on the author’s extensive experience in supporting community efforts towards a sustainable future. I have learned that one should pay serious attention to anything that Valerie publishes and this is no exception.”—Charlie Hargroves, coauthor, The Natural Advantage of Nations and Executive Director of The Natural Edge Project.