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College Garden Update by Jane Gleeson

Wednesday September 17, 2014

Jane Gleeson, Lead Gardener at the College, writes about the trials and tribulations of grass management at the College and the importance of a well sharpened blade! Read more…

Mary Bartlett remembers Dorothy and Leonard Elmhirst

Wednesday September 10, 2014

Mary Bartlett went to Dartington Hall in 1963 as a horticultural student. After her training she became responsible for the glasshouses, nursery and walled garden. She is now the tutor for bookbinding in the Craft Education department. In this blog she remembers Dorothy and Leonard Elmhirst. Read more…

Changing Stories: Using narrative to shift societal values - Jonathan Dawson

Wednesday September 10, 2014

Jonathan Dawson, Head of Economics, writes about the importance of changing the dominant societal narrative by giving more traction to the counter narratives that are already emerging. Read more…

Process and Pilgrimage in Cordoba

Tuesday July 15, 2014

Philip Franses writes about the recent Process and Pilgrimage in Cordoba and tells of the experience of 15 people meeting in the freedom of a commitment to inquiry. Read more…

Iberian and Colombian Certificates starting in Autumn 2014

Monday June 30, 2014

Philip Franses writes about our forthcoming Certificates in Holistic Science and Economics for Transition, which will be based in Colombia and Iberia. Read more…

Returning to the quiet intelligence of nature

Tuesday June 24, 2014

How can we move towards a society that feels more human, natural and less dependent on money, considers Lucy Purdy, as she spends a week in Devon exploring ‘wild economics’. Read more…

Transition – East And West, by Julie Richardson

Monday June 9, 2014

Julie Richardson is currently in China as part of an exchange to share philosophies, theories, practices and case studies into how the economics of transition is manifesting across different ecologies, cultures and politics. She writes of her experiences so far… Read more…

Life After Schumacher College - by Paul Pizzala

Thursday June 5, 2014

Paul Pizzala studied the MSc Holistic Science at the College and writes about his experience at he College and what it has led onto. Read more…

A Voice for the Earth by Stephen J Adamson

Tuesday May 20, 2014

Stephen J Adamson, a participant on this weeks short course Voices for the Earth with Polly Higgins and Charles Eisenstein writes about the experience of returning to the College. Read more…

Schumacher College Pilgrimage of Conviviality

Thursday April 24, 2014

William Thomas, House Manager at Schumacher College writes about a very special ‘Pilgrimage of Conviviality’ which he recently undertook with our postgraduate students. Read more…

A Pilgrimage Across Dartmoor

Tuesday April 22, 2014

Inge Page writes of the recent of the walk led by William Thomas, for our postgraduate students who were undertaking a pilgrimage across Dartmoor to mark the end of their six months of studying and living together in Dartington. Read more…

College garden update from Joanna Wright

Tuesday April 22, 2014

Joanna Wright provides an update on all the latest activity in the Schumacher College gardens and our dynamic programmes in sustainable horticulture. Read more…

The Power of Rebellion: A Walk through Totnes’s Radical Past, Present and Future

Tuesday April 8, 2014

Ruth Potts, development co-ordinator, MA Ecological Design Thinking is a founding member of radical collective, bread, print & roses, she invites us to take a walk through Totnes’s dissenting past, present and future and ask whether new forms of citizen activism could signal a great democratic revival. Read more…

The Launch of Holonomics: Business Where People and Planet Matter

Tuesday April 8, 2014

Simon Robinson, who studied for a Masters in Holistic Science at the College, writes about his recently published book Holonomics: Business Where People and Planet Matter. Read more…

Planetary Wellbeing: Instead of economic growth we need growth in wellbeing.

Tuesday March 18, 2014

Satish Kumar co-founder of Schumacher College reminds us that that wellbeing must be at the heart of our politics and that economics should be the servant and not the master. Read more…

A Culture of Contempt By Alastair McIntosh

Tuesday March 18, 2014

Alastair McIntosh writes about his observations on the psychology behind much of the recent debate around Scottish independence. Read more…

On waiting for traffic lights… and the ways to happiness by Jasper Bergink

Monday March 10, 2014

What makes us happy? Jasper Bergink writes about his experiences on the recent Economics of Happiness course. Read more…

College Gardens update - Feb 2014 by Jane Gleeson

Thursday February 27, 2014

Jane Gleeson – Lead Gardener at the College writes about the resurgence of life making it’s way out of the storms which have battered the country thes past few months. Life abounds once more and the garden is putting its energy back into welcoming the approaching spring sunshine and longer days. Read more…

A New Era for Design: Schumacher College launches the first ever Masters in Ecological Design Thinking

Thursday February 20, 2014

Professor Seaton Baxter OBE who is now full-time Programme Co-ordinator and Senior Lecturer, writes about the new Masters in Ecological Design Thinking which starts at the College in 2015. Read more…

My Microbes, Therefore I Am: Fermentation, Health, and Human Identity

Tuesday February 18, 2014

Joanna Wright writes about her exploration of the diverse and time-tested food tradition of fermentation and the journey it took her from the emergence of cellular life on earth 3.5 billion years ago, to the complex nature of human identity and the inner workings of her own gut. Read more…

WATCH: Head, Hand and Heart - Schumacher Residential - Belle Isle

Tuesday February 4, 2014

In 2013 the LLM in Environmental Law and Sustainable Development from Queens University Belfast introduced a residential component that aims to enable students to undertake a journey into the key challenges and opportunities posed by sustainability and resilience. Read more…

Care and Conserve, not Consume! Louise Pardoe

Thursday January 9, 2014

Louise Pardoe, one of our current MSc Holistic Science students, writes about the recent weather, its connection with climate change and why humanity needs to rethink its relationship with stuff and the planet. -“What would it be like if we simply committed to fulfilling our basic needs of food, water and shelter, instead of consuming more and more ‘stuff’ that require vast resources the Earth simply cannot sustain?_” Read more…

Writings from The Shepherds Hut: Part 1 - Entering the Bone-House: The Nomad in the Local - Martin Shaw

Thursday December 19, 2013

*Martin Shaw recently took up a new residency at Schumacher College during 2013-2014. Working from within our newly constructed Shepherds Hut – Martin writes on the nature of nomadism in the 21st Century and it;s meaning for the localism. Read more…

Pilgrimage with William Thomas

Thursday December 19, 2013

*William Thomas, the College House Manager, writes about a 5 day commemorative walk to the College from the headquarters of Resurgence magazine in Hartland, North Devon. Read more…

Om Shanti - Lou Rainbow

Tuesday December 17, 2013

Lou Rainbow writes about our recent Om Shanti fundraising event which included a Kathak dancer, readings by Martin Shaw and a whole lot of fun..! Read more…

Of mulch and massages - Jonathan Dawson

Tuesday December 17, 2013

Jonathan Dawson, co-head of Economics, writes about some of the sleeves rolled up initiatives that are emerging out of the vital work around the new economy. Read more…

How much food do we grow at the College? - Bethan Stagg

Monday December 9, 2013

This year we have grown over 4,900 kg of vegetables and fruit at the College – Bethan Stagg, Lecturer in Ecological Horticulture, writes about food growing at the College…read more…

Reflecting on Gross National Happiness by Julie Richardson

Tuesday November 5, 2013

Julie Richardson writes about her recent experience as part of GNH Facilitators Training Programme run by the Gross National Happiness Centre in Bhutan. Read more…

Walk in the Countryside by Jane Pickard

Tuesday October 15, 2013

Dr Jane Pickard, Head of Ecological Horticulture, writes about the state of agriculture and the 21st Century Countryside. Read more…

A Green New Deal could deliver ‘Zero Carbon Britain’ if the political will existed.

Thursday October 10, 2013

Ruth Potts, who studied on our MA Economics for Transition, is a member of the Green New Deal Group. In this blog she writes about their recently published ‘National Plan for the UK’ which would shift the nation from the politics of austerity and rapidly-growing inequality to the age of the ‘Green New Deal’. Read more…

A Sacred Dialogue – when language isn’t enough Louise Pardoe

Thursday October 10, 2013

Louise Pardoe is currently studying the MSc Holistic Science. In this blog she writes about her experiences applying Goethean Science by entering into an enquiry with the plant Groundsel. Read more…

Schumacher College a new phase - Jon Rae

Tuesday October 8, 2013

Jon Rae – Head of Schumacher College talks about his time since he assumed leadership of the College; describing the changes the College has undergone and his hopes for it’s future as it enters a new phase of replenishment. Read more…

Inspired by Schumacher: Tango at the Europie Forum

Monday September 9, 2013

One of our volunteers Luiz Gabriel took a little bit of Schumacher College with him to the Europie Forum and Festival last week in Toulouse where he lead a workshop entitled ‘Tango: steps into complexity and leadership’. Read more…

What can nonviolence say to violence?

Tuesday July 16, 2013

Author and activist, Alastair McIntosh writes on his experience as a pacifist and the experience he has had on the path of non-violence: OVER EACH OF the past five years I’ve had the unusual experience, for a Quaker pacifist, of being asked to address 400 senior military officers at the Joint Services Command & Staff CollegeRead more…

Wild ideas at Tagore Festival 2013

Tuesday July 9, 2013

Lou Rainbow writes about the College’s ‘Wild Ideas’ tipi at the recent Tagore Festival. Read more…

What if… the news was good?

Tuesday July 9, 2013

Seán Dagan Wood, Editor of Positive News asks What if… the news was good? and asks us to imagine how our perspectives, decisions and feelings might change if the media took more responsibility for its role in shaping social consciousness. Read more…

Letter from Greece

Monday July 8, 2013

Jonathan Dawson writes of his recent experience at Kalikalos centre in Pellion, Greece where he taught a course on sustainable economics by exploring the unfolding economic crisis in Greece. Read more…

What if..? by Ruth Potts

Friday June 28, 2013

Ruth Potts is co-founder of bread, print & roses as well as heading up our new Postgrad course in Ecological design. She asks us “What if?…. we organised the world a little differently.” Read more…

The SCHed talks at Bristol Big Green Week

Thursday June 27, 2013

During the last 3 days of the Big Green Festival in Bristol, Schumacher College set up its orange beach hut outside the Colston Hall to host the Sched Talks, along the theme of “What If…?” Read more…

Inspired by Schumacher: 'A love journey towards wellbeing'

Thursday June 27, 2013

Mirella Ferraz studied at the College on the MSc in Holistic Science during 2010/11. She writes about her time at the College and the journey she has been on since arriving here. Read more…

Agrarian renaissance: scope for a million new jobs by Colin Tudge

Tuesday June 25, 2013

Colin Tudge writes about the forthcoming course Agroecology – The Future of Farming? which provides a 5 day exploration of what it will take for you to become a farmer of the future. Read more…

Holism and Leadership: Transforming Organisational Practice in an Age of Uncertainty

Monday May 20, 2013

Transformation Strategies’ Claudius van Wyk recently facilitated the short course Holism and Leadership; Transforming Organisational Practice in an Age of Uncertainty. In this blog he reflects on his experiences during the course. Read more…

Inspired by Schumacher College - 'A Totally Different Way to Think About Economics'

Monday May 20, 2013

Adam Parsons editor at Share The World’s Resources, visited the College last year to attend a short course with Charles Eisenstein ‘Ecology, Scarcity and the Gift Economy. “What would the world look like if money embodied our values, if the best business decision was the best decision for society, and if wealth was defined by how much we give, not how much we have?” Read more…

Dedicated to the Elements of Our Earth

Thursday May 2, 2013

This ode to the elements by Dr. Stephan Harding is taken from his introduction to the new report entitled ‘Short Circuit: The Lifecycle of our Electronic Gadgets and the True Cost to Earth’ by Philippe Sibaud. Read more…

Dart Pilgrimage by Inga Page

Monday April 29, 2013

Inga Page, local Dartmoor guide and friend to the College, writes about a recent guided walk with students from our postgraduate programmes who completed their stay at the College by walking from the source to the mouth of the River Dart. Read more…

What might Schumacher have thought about the current economic situation and how to get out of it

Tuesday April 23, 2013

Hazel Henderson, president of Ethical Markets Media, writes about what she believes EF Schumacher’s reaction to today’s economic mess. “As one who was honored to help arrange Fritz Schumacher’s first lecture tour in the USA and to join him in making many presentations, I feel that he would be as appalled as I am by the stupidities…” Read more…

'Beauty of soul, according to nature’: A short course at Schumacher College

Monday April 22, 2013

Andrew Taggart teaches on the forthcoming course ‘Beauty of soul, according to nature’. In this blog he explores what the course will be about. Read more…

Learning from indigenous traditions in Latin America by Jonathan Dawson

Monday April 22, 2013

Jonathan Dawson describes a recent visit to Colombia where he taught as part of economics week of the Gaia Education sustainability programme. In this blog he discusses his personal views of how Latin America’s indigenous traditions are contributing to a quite distinctively powerful educational ethic. Read more…

Planting Lightly at Schumacher College, by Lynne McDonagh

Thursday February 28, 2013

Lynne McDonagh writes about her time on the Certificate in Sustainable Horticulture “2011 had been a bad year for me – I had been made redundant for the second time in two years….” Read more…

The Radical Redesign of Business – are you ready? Giles Hutchins

Monday February 18, 2013

We are faced with a world that in a very short period of time has gone from seemingly linear (simple) to complex and non-linear (chaotic). Now is the time when we need a way of evaluating how we deal with volatility and unpredictability. Read more…

Jonathan Dawson, on the Reinvention of Economics - a living inquiry

Thursday January 31, 2013

Economics as we know it today is broken. Unable to explain, to predict or to protect, it is need of root-and-branch replacement. In this post Jonathan Dawson describes how some of the newest economic innovation is coming from outside of economics itself. Read more…

Paul Carter, What is Holistic Science - A journey into the question

Tuesday January 29, 2013

Paul Carter doctoral student of Schumacher College and the Transtechnology Research Group writes about his journey into the question ‘What is Holistic Science?’ Schumacher College introduced me to three different kinds of wholeness: (1) wholeness that is a thing; (2) wholeness that is no-thing; and (3) wholeness that is plain rubbish. The real challenge proved to be learning the art of carefully discerning the difference between kinds (1) and (2)… Read more…

Encountering the Whole - by David Seamon

Friday January 25, 2013

A tribute to Henri Bortoft

Henri Bortoft - Taking Appearance Seriously - Book Review

Friday January 25, 2013

Philip Franses on the last published work of Henri Bortoft

Rachel Fleming - On Terrapsychology

Thursday December 20, 2012

Rachel Fleming writes about Terrapsychology as understood by March short course teacher Craig Chalquist. Read more…

Tim Crabtree on Economics for Transition

Wednesday December 19, 2012

Co-Head of Economics Tim Crabtree writes about why Economics for Transition is so crucial for our changing times. Read more…

Inspired by Schumacher College - Kelsey Agnew

Tuesday December 11, 2012

Ex-MSc student Kelsey Agnew writes about the creative inspiration that studying at Schumacher College provided. Read more…

Inspired by Schumacher College - Irene Clark

Thursday November 29, 2012

Irene Clark was a participant at the College for two courses with Rupert Sheldrake. Read how it influenced her art … Read more…

Inspired by Schumacher College - Teo Greenstreet

Thursday November 29, 2012

Teo Greenstreet attended a course in Ecological Facilitation at the College. He writes about how the course inspired him to co-create Case for Optimism a facilitated event for cultural leaders and artists. Read more…

The need for a peoples' process - Isabel Carlisle

Thursday November 29, 2012

Isabel Carlisle teaches on the forthcoming course Voices for the Earth: Ecocide – a Peoples’ Process with Polly Higgins. In this blog she describes the important work being carried out to introduce the international law of ecocide. Read more…

The New Materialism - Ruth Potts

Thursday November 29, 2012

Ruth Potts writes about the need for a shift in our relationship to objects so that we fall in love with the material world but in healthier, more deeply satisfying ways. Read more…

Chinese visit to Schumacher College - Julie Richardson

Thursday October 18, 2012

Julie Richardson writes about the recent visit of a high profile delegation from China and Hong Kong engaged in an east west dialogue with Schumacher faculty and visiting teachers and guests. Read more…

A year of new economic thinking - Ruth Potts

Tuesday October 16, 2012

Ruth Potts, has recently completed the first Masters in Economics for Transition. In this article she writes about her various experiences during the year and describes the dynamic and insightful journey that she and her fellow students experienced. Read more…

Artist in residence – Edward Campbell

Tuesday October 16, 2012

Edward Campbell, Artist in residence writes about his recent experiences at the College. Read more…

Thoughts from Chiapas - Emily Ryan on further cultivation of an Ecoliterate Worldview

Monday September 17, 2012

Emily Ryan, facilitator of Cultivating an Ecoliterate Worldview, shares her thoughts about the programme from Chiapas Read more…

A Marriage Made in Heaven - Satish Kumar

Thursday August 30, 2012

Satish Kumar, Visiting Fellow and co-founder of the Collge, writes about how Resurgence and The Ecologist have now joined forces. Read more…

Telling Stories by Chris Seeley

Tuesday August 14, 2012

Dr Chris Seeley writes about the forthcoming short course Tell Me Another Story: Reframing Sustainability Narratives which will explore the narratives that shape business and sustainability and how Narrative Leadership is a vital skill in us shaping our futures. Read more…

The Gift Economy and Schumacher College?

Thursday August 9, 2012

This post is part of a blog-series called Hunting Dancing Bears: The search for hope and innovation in a time of crisis . In this post Jonathan Dawson looks at the Gift Economy and how gift giving is central to the College both historically and in the future. Read more…

Business Inspired By Nature – A New Business Paradigm?

Monday July 23, 2012

Book Review of ‘The Nature of Business’ by Giles Hutchins. In the new book published by Green Books, Giles describes how businesses need to transform and become organisations that are more emergent, inter-connected, values-led, organic and inspired by nature. Read more…

Charles Eisenstein, The gift Economy and Schumacher College by Jonathan Dawson

Monday July 23, 2012

This post is part of a blog-series called Hunting Dancing Bears: The search for hope and innovation in a time of crisis exploring whether we are on the threshold of a revolution in how we organise our societies. In this post Jonathan Dawson describes a recent visit from Charles Eisenstein and how his insights and teachings around the Gift Economy could inform the ethic and practice of the College. Read more…

Walking with the Earth Pilgrim by Inga Page

Thursday July 19, 2012

Inga Page who designs and leads walks on Dartmoor, describes a joyful and illuminating walk that she conducted with Satish Kumar, Peter Owen Jones and particpants on the Earth Pilgrim course.

Experiencing Schumacher in Ireland by Jonathan Dawson

Thursday July 19, 2012

In this post Jonathan Dawson describes his recent experiences at the Schumacher College Summer School in the Glencraig Camphill community. Read more…

Walking through Deep Time along the Thames - Ruth Potts and Stephan Harding

Monday July 16, 2012

MA student Ruth Potts and resident ecologist Stephan Harding write about the recent ‘Deep Time Walk’ along the Thames. The walk helped to translate the passage of time on the Earth and was one of the many events that made up the recent Festival of Transition. Read more…

What About Monday Morning? by Tim Malnick

Thursday July 5, 2012

Tim Malnick, co-director of the MSc in Sustainability and Responsibility at Ashridge Business School writes about the return of his forthcoming course What About Monday Morning? and how it’s possible that work and its many frustrations and difficulties can become a perfect opportunity to learn to relax and wake up. Read more…

Networking Together for a Better World - Satish Kumar

Thursday June 28, 2012

Satish Kumar, Visiting Fellow and co-founder of the Collge, writes about the importance of cooperation as a way of creating personal, social and cultural wellbeing. Read more…

Springtime in the College Gardens, Bethan Stagg

Tuesday May 15, 2012

Bethan Stagg, Lecturer in Ecological Horticulture at Schumacher College updates us on the Spring planting in the College gardens and developments on the MSc in Sustainable Horticulture and Food Production. Read more…

The Transformative Power of Art - Satish Kumar

Monday May 14, 2012

Satish Kumar, Visiting Fellow, reflects on David Hockney’s recent exhibition at the Royal Academy and the importance that Art plays as a springboard for transformation in human consciousness, leading to social, spiritual and ecological transformation. Read more…

Swopping dresses, by Jonathan Dawson

Monday May 14, 2012

This post is part of a blog-series called Hunting Dancing Bears: The search for hope and innovation in a time of crisis exploring whether we are on the threshold of a revolution in how we organise our societies. In this post Jonathan Dawson looks at some of the creative responses to the over consumption of clothing. Read more…

Enabling Complex Organisations - Eve Mitleton-Kelly

Thursday April 19, 2012

Eve Mitleton-Kelly, Director of the Complexity Research Programme summarises the role of Complexity in Organisational problem solving.

What about the animals? An interview with Marc Bekoff and Jonathan Balcombe

Tuesday April 17, 2012

We talk to Marc Bekoff and Jonathan Balcombe, both teachers on the forthcoming Animals and Us course, about why the study of animals is so important at this point in our history and what we can learn about them and ourselves from new scientific findings.

The Natural Build Certificate Week 3 by Lou Rainbow

Monday April 16, 2012

Lou Rainbow who manages fundraising promotions and events at the College has also helped to develop the College’s Natural Build Certificate. In this blog, she writes about last month’s Module 3 which looked at Mass.

'Perseverance' - Book Review by Judy Allen

Tuesday March 6, 2012

Judy Allen, facillitator and author, reviews Margaret Wheatley’s book Perseverance and reflects on it’s teaching.

Introduction to the Holistic Science Journal by Philip Frances

Monday March 5, 2012

Philip Franses, Lecturer in Complexity and Holistic Science writes about the development of the Holistic Science Journal

Hunting Dancing Bears: The search for hope and innovation in a time of crisis’ by Jonathan Dawson

Monday March 5, 2012

This post is part of a blog-series called Hunting Dancing Bears: The search for hope and innovation in a time of crisis
Jonathan Dawson seeks to explore whether we are on the threshold of a revolution in how we organise our societies that is significant in social, economic and ecological terms. In this post he discusses the importance of recognising that much of what we ‘know’ is programmed by today’s dominant forms of social and economic organisation. Read more…

A Dual Agenda by Satish Kumar

Monday February 13, 2012

Satish Kumar, Visiting Fellow, writes about the need for the environmental movement to recognise the plight of animals and the importance of adding the rights of animals to the welfare of animals. read more…

The Artistry of Science by Professor Patricia Shaw

Monday February 6, 2012

Visiting Lecturer, Professor Patricia Shaw, writes about the many ways Holistic Science can be understood and developed. read more…

Building an economy on gift and generosity - Jonathan Dawson

Friday February 3, 2012

This post is part of a blog-series called Hunting Dancing Bears: The search for hope and innovation in a time of crisis
Jonathan Dawson, co-Head of Economics at Schumacher College writes about the growing wave of social innovation that foster generosity and sharing and the potential this has for the new economy. Read more…

What About Monday Morning? by Tim Malnick

Thursday January 5, 2012

Tim Malnick, co-director of the MSc in Sustainability and Responsibility at Ashridge Business School writes about his forthcoming course here at the College and how it’s possible to find fulfilment and meaning in the workplace using a range of techniques including meditation.

Programme update - Cultivating an Ecoliterate Worldview by Emily Ryan

Thursday January 5, 2012

Course Facilitator Emily Ryan provides an update on the Cultivating an Ecoliterate Worldview programme..

Thoughts on Gregory Bateson’s work by Peter Reason

Wednesday January 4, 2012

Visiting Lecturer Peter Reason, writes about the work of Gregory Bateson who is the subject of a new film An Ecology of Mind which is produced and directed by his daughter Nora Bateson.

The re-enchantment of science by Jean Boulton

Tuesday January 3, 2012

Jean Boulton – Visiting Fellow at the Department of Social and Policy Science at the University of Bath, writes about the limitations of the mecanistic worldview and the importance of the ‘new’ post-modern views of science exemplified by evolutionary and complexity theory.

A Film for Our Time by Dr Stephan Harding

Thursday December 22, 2011

Stephan Harding, Head of Holistic Science at Schumacher College, further explores the idea of an animate Earth in a new film.

New approaches to sustainability – from capitals to systems thinking, by Julie Richardson

Tuesday December 20, 2011

Julie Richardson, co-Head of Economics at Schumacher College writes about Forum for Future’s new Sustainable Economy Framework and the importance this places on an holistic and systemic approach to tackling the complex challenges of the 21st century.

World Wide We – two months on! By Joanna Brown

Wednesday December 14, 2011

Dr Joanna Brown, College Open Learning Manager and creator of the World Wide We (WWWe) Foundation, gives us an update on how the project is developing and how you can get involved.

Money and Morality by Satish Kumar

Thursday December 8, 2011

Satish Kumar, Visiting Fellow, has kindly allowed us to reproduce his welcome to the January/February issue of Resurgence Magazine. In this article Satish discusses the importance of an economy which is embedded in the context of people and Nature.

Real Farming … a people’s take-over of the world’s food supply with Colin Tudge

Tuesday November 29, 2011

Colin Tudge, Biologist and writer will teach on the new MSc Sustainable Horticulture and Food Production and talks to us about the future of food production and the importance of developing resilient and sustainable forms of farming in the face of increased population and

Economics for Transition - with Rob Hopkins

Monday November 28, 2011

The Transition Network is one of the primary partners in our MA Economics for Transition. We ask Rob Hopkins, the co-founder of Transition and one of our visiting teachers, about the partnership itself and the wider economic goals of Transition.

Wellbeing Is Our Birthright by Satish Kumar

Thursday October 27, 2011

Satish Kumar, Visiting Fellow, has kindly allowed us to reproduce his welcome to the November/December 2011 issue of Resurgence Magazine, where he outlines his understanding of ‘wellbeing’ and its importance for sustainability.

Cultivating An Ecoliterate Worldview - by Emily Ryan

Friday October 21, 2011

Emily Ryan, facilitator and co-designer of the new programme: Cultivating An Ecoliterate Worldview, Person, Place and Practice, talks about how this exciting course came into being.

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