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Agroecology: A Week with Miguel Altieri & Clara Nicholls

Richard Meddows writes about Schumacher College short course, Agroecology taught by Miguel Altieri and Clara Nicholls, two of the field’s most senior and respected scientists.

THE UPRISING - A Conference dedicated to the future of Real Bread

Recently Julia Ponsonby and fellow kitchen aide travelled to London to attend The Uprising.

A book review by Rob Hopkins: 'Everything Gardens' by Luigi Russi.

Transition Networks Rob Hopkins reviews book written by past Economics For Transition student Luigi Russi

The Dark Side of the Garden

To garden well requires strength of heart. To nourish the necessary connection, meeting engagement and intimacy with the world that allows us to care and motivates us to practice good horticulture we need a clarity of vision that eschews overly romantic notions of the ‘goodness’ of nature and allows an honesty of interaction.

Beware the blight!

Jane Gleeson Head Gardener at the College writes about the trials and tribulations of potato blight.

Gratitude Prevails For The Rain

It's raining in the Schumacher College gardens
Agroecology

Agroecology: A New Story for a New Age

In simple terms 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.

It's In The Doing with Schumacher's Lead Gardener

Step out into your garden and start seeing and begin doing in response.

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.

What's in the Schumacher Gardens - March

Get Growing With Schumacher College's Lead Gardener Jane Gleeson