Engaged Ecology lecturer Andy Letcher has discovered much that is unfamiliar as he visits a Swedish forest while teaching. Yet he discovers the only way to understand it is by taking your place in that natural world and watching nature thrive around you.
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Teaching on the BSc Regenerative Food & Farming, Schumacher College’s first ever undergraduate degree, whcih began this week.
Horticulture graduate Tim Dickens reflects on the last three years of his new venture, Teign Greens, a community supported agriculture (CSA) project that he runs with his wife Holly Budgen and ‘farm baby’ Theo.
We are delighted to announce a new scholarship for our MSc Regenerative Food, Farming & Enterprise to support an international student starting in January 2023 with £5,000 towards their tuition fees. The subject-specific scholarship, made available thanks to generous private donations, will increase the accessibility of the course to one student outside the UK, and adds to a long tradition at Dartington of supporting cross-cultural learning.
Dartington Trust joins the nation in mourning the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. As a mark of respect our White Hart flag will be kept at half-mast until the funeral.
We’re delighted to announce that Simon Platten will be joining our faculty as senior lecturer to lead our BSc Regenerative Food and Farming.
We are delighted to welcome Emma Kidd as lecturer on our Ecological Design Thinking programme.
Combining life experience of growing up on a dairy farm with her studies at Schumacher College, Emma Stewart hopes to bring greater understanding between regenerative and more mainstream approaches.
A new project to open up more land on the Dartington estate to support and encourage regenerative agricultural innovation.
Indigenous agroecological farming practices can teach us how farming can adapt but may not be enough to confront serious drought, writes Nathan Einbinder. Article first published in Wicked Leeks.