What to measure is not as clear as it seems

What to measure is not as clear as it seems

Posted on May 25, 2021 in Devon Doughnut, Regenerative design, Systems

By Paul Pivcevic – The vision the doughnut offers us is of a safe and just space for humanity, and a renewed economy that is both redistributive and regenerative. We just need to act, and ‘move the needle’ – and quickly, we chide ourselves. It’s not quite that simple though.  The Devon Doughnut Collective that […]

Reflections on Doughnut Economics

Reflections on Doughnut Economics

Posted on Feb 24, 2021 in Devon Doughnut

By Cllr Joseph Rose – Doughnut Economics is a flagship for the emergent regenerative economics movement. In this video Cllr Joseph Rose (SHDC) shares his reasons for working with the Devon Doughnut Collective to create a ‘Devon Doughnut’.

Open for business?

Open for business?

Posted on Jan 12, 2021 in Devon Doughnut

By Elena Plugaru – As a Regenerative Economics student at Schumacher College, I am excited to be here, in Totnes, at a time when the Devon Doughnut is taking shape. At the Coffee and Doughnuts session on 4th January 2021, I felt grateful to be witnessing the power of collective ‘kneading’. The session centered on […]

A Doughnut on a plate?

A Doughnut on a plate?

Posted on Jan 8, 2021 in Devon Doughnut, Regenerative design

By Paul Pivcevic – If the Doughnut is a powerful analogy for the space we need to maintain for all humanity to thrive, then perhaps the addition of a plate could give it some grounding, something to carry it to the table of conversation, in our communities. I hope Kate Raworth will forgive me, but […]

Building Resilience

Building Resilience

Posted on Jan 4, 2021 in Devon Doughnut

By Chief Baker – Why is resilience-building (implicit in the Doughnut) important in relation to ecosystem change? Climate change means that the environment will protect us less. Who (human) and what (environment) might suffer the most? Which areas of Devon are currently most in need/least resilient? What would it take to elevate places and people […]

Why Coffee and Doughnuts?

Why Coffee and Doughnuts?

Posted on Jan 4, 2021 in Devon Doughnut

By Angie Greenham – When the Coffee and Doughnuts invitation arrived at the end of October, the possibility of coming together to cut through the density of the COVID, Climate and Biodiversity emergencies was tangible. On the one hand the attention needed to shape new local and regional pathways for one planet living is a […]

Doughnut shops across Devon?

Doughnut shops across Devon?

Posted on Jan 4, 2021 in Devon Doughnut

By Chief Baker – Within the Coffee and Doughnuts group, there is consensus that a public-facing programme is as important as making the Devon Doughnut itself. What would it look like if everyone in Devon (about a million people) took part in some way? How about finding opportunities to integrate a Devon Doughnut invitation into […]