College Blog

College Blog

College Garden Update by Jane Gleeson

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!

Mary Bartlett remembers Dorothy and Leonard Elmhirst

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.

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

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.

Process and Pilgrimage in Cordoba

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.

Iberian and Colombian Certificates starting in Autumn 2014

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

Returning to the quiet intelligence of nature

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’.

Transition – East And West, by Julie Richardson

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…

Life After Schumacher College - by Paul Pizzala

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

A Voice for the Earth by Stephen J Adamson

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.

Schumacher College Pilgrimage of Conviviality

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