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Runner on Dartmoor
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Plas y Brenin and TYF join Dr Rachel Sweeney on our new MA programme, Movement, Mind, and Ecology

We're delighted to officially announce today our partnership with two leading outdoor organisations TYF and Plas y Brenin in the delivery of our new Movement, Mind, and Ecology Master's programme, starting in June this year. We're also delighted to announce today our newly appointed Programme Lead, Dr Rachel Sweeney.
Person writing essay at Dartington
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Essay Competition: Education as if People and Planet Matter

Schumacher College launches a major essay writing competition to celebrate its 30th anniversary.
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Woman sits on a bench in the Dartington gardens.
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Practising place-fullness with Dr Sarah Elisa Kelly

In this immersive short reflection, Schumacher College lecturer Dr Sarah Elisa Kelly explores our understanding and experience of place and the language we use to describe our relationship with it.
grower working in field
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Our garden birds can be both beautiful and beastly

Schumacher Grower Emilia considers the joy and the drama of working alongside the variety of birds that live in and around Henri's Field
Soil held in hands
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Soil, Soul, Society | A poem by Paul Heaney

A poetic response to Satish Kumar's trinity of soil, soul and society.
Harvest lunch
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Vegan or not vegan, is that the question this January?

The increase in awareness of regenerative agricultural methods, similar to those adopted by Schumacher College, has been confirmed with the announcement of 'Regenuary'.
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Why study Holistic Science?

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Ecology of Movement: An interview with endurance athlete Lizzy Hawker

We catch up with ultrarunner Lizzy Hawker to discuss her background and interests, her thoughts on running and the environment, and what people can expect from her forthcoming online course at Schumacher College.
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The latest from our College Gardens Produce Stall

As the days shorten, the leaves are falling and the harvest produce is abundant here in the Schumacher College gardens. We are glad to be continuing the stall into this second lock-down and beyond…
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An organic fruit and nut nursery in Henri’s Field

The Mother Tree is a fruit and nut nursery here in Henri’s Field, with a great range of trees, including many local varieties, which are now available to buy.
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Students arrive for campus learning

Wednesday, 4 November, 2020
Academic staff at Dartington Trust welcome students on campus following the award of the Covid-secure kite mark 'We're Good To Go'.
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Rethinking Animism

Dr Andy Letcher points to a new understanding of animism as a potential way of getting grips with the crises of our current times.
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A Q&A with our new Lecturer in Engaged Ecology, Dr Sarah Elisa Kelly

Meet Dr Sarah Elisa Kelly, who joins from the fields of cultural theory and critical thinking, and whose research draws on subversive and alternative ways of thinking about the world. We caught up with Sarah to find out more about her past and what the future holds for her here at Schumacher College
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Meet our new Lecturer in Holistic Science, Dr Troy Vine

Dr Troy Vine will be taking on the position of Lecturer on our prestigious Holistic Science MSc, programme, and he joins us from Humbolt University in Berlin, where he has been working on a second PhD. We caught up with Troy to find out a bit more about our new member of the team.