News and blogs
Past Regenerative Economics student Yannick Beaudoin, uses the art of change and participatory social process to facilitate conversations on the huge questions of today: What’s our economy for?
The Rewilding Britain Landscape garden which has just won top prize at the Chelsea Flower Show includes field recordings of beavers and the natural environment made by our Arts & Ecology lecturer Mike Edwards.
One of our Arts and Place students embarks on a new project inviting members of the public at the Venice Biennale to send postcards back to Dartington.
Ecological Design Thinking is an interdisciplinary programme welcoming students from different backgrounds and expertise. Find out more about what 2021 – 2022 students have been up to as part of the Design in Practice module.
It’s an exciting time on campus as the new cohort for our Arts & Place MA have just started and we have two new incredible artists who have joined the teaching staff. Dr Mohini Chandra is the new Associate Lecturer and Adam Chodzko is a visiting lecturer who will...
Artists based in our Shippon studios here at Dartington showcase their creative practices through stone sculpture, drawing, painting and printmaking.
A short story about Dartington’s pollinator meadow.
Ecologist Dr Stephan Harding reflects on the decision to rewild a large stretch of land along the River Dart 30 years ago and the benefits to wildlife we can see there today.
In response to recent geopolitical events, the founder of Schumacher College, Satish Kumar invites you to join him in a Prayer for Peace and a Meditation on the Unity of Life.
Two of our students will spend a month at the 2022 Venice Biennale stewarding the Sonia Boyce exhibition and pursuing their own creative research project.
We pay homage to one of the most abundant crops nature has to offer us on the Dartington estate.
Following a recent Engaged Ecology visit to Lower Sharpham Farm, we consider the ecological, social and political complexities of rewilding in practice.
Last week, Andy joined our Regenerative Food & Farming students to talk about his experiences and find out what we do at Dartington, including our agroforestry techniques.
Next up in our rolling series of focus pieces on alumni of Dartington is Eva Bakkeslett, an artist, filmmaker, cultural activist and curator who studied Arts and Ecology at Dartington College of Arts.
This week our Regenerative Food, Farming and Enterprise MSc students have been learning all about the time-honoured practice of hedgelaying, and in this blog post we explore how it might be compared to the learning process more generally.
We’re pleased to announce that Mel Harvey of School Farm CSA has joined the faculty at Schumacher College as Assistant Lecturer on our Regenerative Food and Farming programmes.
Mona is currently conducting research in North East Tanzania working with the local community to find appropriate ways to address the issue of soil erosion, one of the main causes of land degradation in the region.
The acclaimed poet will explore the changing landscape through the seasons, and delve into the rich history of the landscape architects and gardeners who have curated it over the years.
Action Hero runs a yearly residency for mid-career artists called You Can Be My Wingman, spending a week resting, reflecting and making space for new collaborative ideas. In February 2022 the residency returned to Dartington for the second time, bringing ten artists together to work together for the first time, with mentorship from Britt Hatzius.
As part of our continuing efforts to diversify access to training in horticulture, this new fully-funded scholarship is open to successful applicants who identify as having an ethnic minority background and who would be unable to otherwise afford the tuition fees.