Latest news and blogs

Latest news and blogs

Agroecology
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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.
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News From Brazil : April

This year's Schumacher inspired activities in Brazil have taken many forms. Here's a taste of what is happening...
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It's In The Doing with Schumacher's Lead Gardener

Step out into your garden and start seeing and begin doing in response.
Wild Garlic
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From The Schumacher Kitchen: Wild Garlic

Julia Ponsonby shares her tips on a spring herb; Wild Garlic
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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.
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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.
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What's in the Schumacher Gardens - March

Get Growing With Schumacher College's Lead Gardener Jane Gleeson
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Schumacher College Hits the Road Again - Jonathan Dawson

Jonathan Dawson writes about his experiences on the recent one-week intensive residential in Schumacher Ireland
henri bortoft
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A Tribute to Henri Bortoft

Saturday, 29 December, 2012
It was with great sadness that we learnt of Henri Bortoft’s passing away on the 29th December 2012. Henri was a hugely important philosopher of science, and, in his earlier days, an outstanding physicist who had worked closely with David Bohm on the implications of quantum mechanics for our understanding of wholeness.
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Anna Coote and the 4-day working week

Jonathan Dawson writes about Anna Coote's proposal of the 4-day working week following her recent talk as part of the Adventures in the New Economics series.
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An Invitation To Join In - April Newsletter

Friday, 21 March, 2014
April Newsletter We are all in it together! But in a busy, unequal and fragmented world, how do we join our voices, of all ages and cultures, to collectively improve things for all?
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Proposal to develop a consortium to bid for Parsonage Farm, Dartington

Monday, 28 April, 2014
A once in a generation opportunity has arisen to bid for the farm tenancy at the heart of the Dartington Estate. A number of interested parties, including the Campaign for Real Farming and Schumacher College, believe that there is the opportunity to create a farm which reflects the core ecological principles at the heart of learning at Schumacher – including diversity, resilience and the interconnection of a wide range of operations
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Nature Connection - August Newsletter

Thursday, 7 August, 2014
This autumn we look at the benefits of consciously developing a connection to nature in different parts of our lives and society
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Adventures in the New Economics kicks off!

The Adventures in New Economics series has just begun and Jonathan Dawson writes about the first talk given by Donnie Mclurchan, founder of the Post Growth Institute and of Free Money Day on ‘The Economics of Enough’.