In this blog post Dr Stephan Harding reflects creatively on the vicissitudes of life and our place in the world following a chance encounter with a bullfinch.It’s mid-March, and the snow falls thick and fast, most unusually for early spring in the south west of...
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Reflections on E. F. Schumacher’s Small is Beautiful by Ruth Potts
Our Head of Regenerative Economics, Ruth Potts, reflects on the continuing relevance of E. F. Schumacher’s influential book, Small is Beautiful 50 years after publication.
An echolocation from our Poetics team
Alice Oswald, Martin Shaw and Valentin Gerlier discuss the origin story and ever growing relevance of our MA Poetics of Imagination on which they all teach.
Convergence with Universidad Austral de Chile
Current student Mark Sim blogs on a recent international meeting of minds combining our Regenerative Economics Master’s with Human-Scale Development and Ecological Economics intiatives in Chile.
Dartington & Hospital Rooms join forces for arts education
Announcing a dynamic new partnership with Hospital Rooms to offer residencies for students on MA Arts & Place to explore their arts practice in professional mental health settings.
What’s in a name? How we came to be called Schumacher College
Schumacher College was named in honour of the legacy of economist E. F. Schumacher, whose work prioritised an economics that also contributed to healthy people and planet. This blog burrows deeper into the story of how the College came to take on Schumacher’s name, with the help of our founder Satish Kumar.
New Entrant Farming Enterprise Programme launched
Accessing land is one of the greatest barriers for people wanting to work in agriculture – so we’ve created a programme that can try and help change that.
Bursary scheme backs students wanting to study BSc Regenerative Food & Farming
Following the success of last year’s bursary scheme which supports students through their first year of study on our leading-edge undergraduate programme in Regenerative Farming at Schumacher College, we are pleased to be able to offer it again to new students joining us in 2023.
Student Stories: Martha Benedict blogs about Poetics
Writing for our blog, MA Poetics of Imagination student Martha Benedict explores the experience of studying at Dartington, and how the spaces in between the intensive sessions can be as valuable as the lectures themselves.
Food will help us change the world says anthropologist Simon Platten
Listen to our podcast with Dr Simon Platten, programme lead on BSc Regenerative Food, Farming and Enterprise in which he talks about his passion for teaching on the UK's first ever course in regenerative farming and why he thinks changing the food system can...