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.
News & blogs: Schumacher College
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.
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...
Resurgence & Ecologist magazine is looking for a senior editor
The Resurgence Trust is seeking a talented and experienced senior editor to work on all aspects of the production of our bimonthly membership magazine, which has been hailed as the flagship publication of the environment movement. The successful candidate will be committed to ecological, spiritual and social values.
Circling back to flax: Practical insights from Dartington
In this blog post we reflect on the cycle of learning as experienced on MA Engaged Ecology through the process of growing, treating and weaving flax into linen.
Sit in silence to learn the secrets of the natural world
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.
Undergraduates return to Dartington for first time in 12 years
Teaching on the BSc Regenerative Food & Farming, Schumacher College’s first ever undergraduate degree, whcih began this week.
The pleasures and pains of running your own venture
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.
Announcing a new international scholarship | MSc Regenerative Farming
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.