We’re delighted to announce that Simon Platten will be joining our faculty as senior lecturer to lead our BSc Regenerative Food and Farming.
Regenerative Food and Farming
A new project to open up more land on the Dartington estate to support and encourage regenerative agricultural innovation.
Catch up with the programme lead for our MSc Regenerative Food, Farming & Enterprise after his recent agroecology research trip to the Maya Achi territory.
Our horticulture team at Schumacher College are taking part in trials through the South West Grain Network to find new strains of wheat that are grown more effectively in our climate. We catch up with Michael Cooper, one of our horticulture interns this year to find out more…
In response to the Government Food Strategy published today, we consider the lack of detail and focus on developing authentically regenerative practices, and the need for a thoughtful, holistic approach with more immediately tangible action points.
Dr Nathan Einbinder blogs about the current food price rise and argues that this moment of crisis can and must be a catalyst for real change in the farming sector.
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.
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.