Latest news and blogs

Latest news and blogs

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Artist in residence – Edward Campbell

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The Gift Economy and Schumacher College?

We are a gift-giving species. This much is clear from over a century of anthropological reports from around the world and across the centuries. It is a core mechanism by which food and fabric and the stuff of life has circulated within our communities...
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Charles Eisenstein, The gift Economy and Schumacher College by Jonathan Dawson

Last week Charles Eisenstein lead a short course at Schumacher College on the theme of Ecology, Scarcity and the Gift Economy....
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Walking with the Earth Pilgrim by Inga Page

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Experiencing Schumacher in Ireland by Jonathan Dawson

A growing number of organisations around the world are knocking on the door here at the College seeking to develop some form of partnership, wanting to explore how the distinctive Schumacher educational model could be made more accessible to people in their countries.
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Hunting Dancing Bears: The search for hope and innovation in a time of crisis’ by Jonathan Dawson

This post is part of a blog-series called Hunting Dancing Bears: The search for hope and innovation in a time of crisis
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This week the cheese makers are here

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Real Farming … a people’s take-over of the world’s food supply with Colin Tudge

How is it that we are already producing enough food for 14 billion and yet according to the UN 1 billion are still chronically hungry?
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Economics for Transition - an Interview with Rob Hopkins

Rob Hopkins, founder of Transition Towns Network discusses the MA Economics for Transition and it's importance to the Transition Twon Movementec
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Cultivating An Ecoliterate Worldview - by Emily Ryan

Emily Ryan describes the recent Ecoliteracy course and how it offered learning around many areas including Gaia theory, complexity theory, and systems thinking, as well as leading edge applications to economics and sustainable agriculture industries, local food/farming and forest gardens.
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Schumacher Centenary Festival, by Inga Page