A Black Commons

June 1, 2020

Since its founding in 1980 the Schumacher Center for a New Economics has been an advocate for community land trusts as a way to create more equitable access to land.

Listen to the Poets

April 11, 2020

Hunter Hannum was in the audience on October 19, 1991 for the Eleventh Annual E. F. Schumacher Lecture, delivered by Thomas Berry. 

Local Dollars, Local Sense

April 9, 2020

Michael Shuman’s new essay outlines 12 asks you can make now of your state’s legislators that will help ensure the resilience of your local economy in the future.

A Community of Mankind

April 3, 2020

During this period of isolation, forcing us to close our doors to the public, we wish to keep the resources of Schumacher Center’s Library available.

Re-imagining our Economies

March 26, 2020

As we work together to re-imagine our economies following the current shut-down, the writings of the late Jane Jacobs offer solid direction.

In Community We Trust

March 26, 2020

The Berkshire region of Massachusetts has been a pioneer in cultivating economic self-reliance for 40 years.

What We Need Surrounds Us

March 20, 2020

John McKnight’s 1984 Annual E. F. Schumacher Lecture “John Deere and the Bereavement Counselor” is one of the most circulated of a treasure trove of fine lectures.