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.
Regenerative Food and Farming
Wild Garlic Fields Forever
We pay homage to one of the most abundant crops nature has to offer us on the Dartington estate.
In search of rewilding
Following a recent Engaged Ecology visit to Lower Sharpham Farm, we consider the ecological, social and political complexities of rewilding in practice.
“How we produce our food is our greatest form of agency over our future.”
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.
Perspectives on hedgelaying as a learning process
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.
Meet Mel Harvey of School Farm CSA
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.
Willow Coppicing at Schumacher College
Find out why we’re returning to the almost lost art of coppicing and the ecological and agricultural benefits of reviving this ancient practice.
Thriving together at the Oxford Real Farming Conference
Last week the ORFC brought together thousands to discuss ecological approaches to farming and food production, including many of us at Schumacher College.
Planning our growing spaces for 2022
Find out from our Head Gardener, Colum Pawson, how he goes about planning what to grow next season and where.
A new bursary scheme for the BSc Regenerative Food & Farming
A new scheme which will support up to 25 full-time students from England with a bursary of £3,250 to fund their studies during the 2022-23 academic year.