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Agroecology: A New Story for a New Age

We are faced with two choices. The first is to continue our conventional agricultural practices that will ensure agriculture remains a large piece of the climate change problem. The other is begin to explore and implement agroecological practices that can turn agriculture into part of the solution.

Future Homes - Collective Aspirations for Sustainable Living

Head of College Jon Rae shares news about the Future Homes Conference held here at Dartington last month. Also we share an interview from our in-house Holistic Science Journal with Animal Communicator, Anna Breytenbach who came to teach one one of our postgraduate electives earlier this year.

What's in the Schumacher Gardens - March

Get Growing With Schumacher College's Lead Gardener Jane Gleeson

Brazil: the launch of the Certificate in Holistic Science and Economics for Transition

Juliana Schneider writes about the launch of an exciting new Certificate in Holistic Science and Economics for Transition in Brazil

The Art of Mindful Baking, Returning the Heart to the Hearth by Julia Ponsonby

Julia Ponsonby, Head of Food at the College, writes about what led her to write about her new book 'The Art of Mindful Baking'

Schumacher College Hits the Road Again - Jonathan Dawson

Jonathan Dawson writes about his experiences on the recent one-week intensive residential in Schumacher Ireland
Simon Robinson Sustainable Economics & Holistic Living

Holonomic Thinking and the Development of Authentic and Sustainable Brands by Simon Robinson

Simon Robinson writes about his recent workshop at Sustainable Brands London where he and his partner Maria, shared some of their experiences and insights relating to their book Holonomics: Business Where People and Planet Matter.

Schumacher Morning Meetings by Joanna Wright

Joanna Wright was part of the first intake of students on the College's Apprenticeship in Sustainable Horticulture. She reflects on her some of her experiences being a poet “in a world of friends”.

Tom Cox describes a recent visit to the College and his experience in the woods with WildWise - published in Guardian Life & Style 5 November 2014

Tom Cox recently visited the College an attended a course with Chris Salisbury at WildWise. Read his thoughts on what’s going to keep you warmer during the winter? A well-stocked log fire – or the love of your adopted cat?