Design for a Regenerative Doughnut
Doughnut Economics, advocated by Kate Raworth, is a brilliant model that makes visible just how intertwined natural global systems (such as water or biodiversity) are with the social foundations of our societies. Designing an operating system for the Doughnut that points to how to take effective action in such a complex and unravelling web is […]
Revitalizing What is Vital
By William F. Schmick IV – How The Devon Doughnut Collective in the UK is changing the story around unmet social needs and planetary collapse to create a “Space for Revitalization” The Devon Doughnut Collective, based in Devon in the south west of England—a landscape that’s both rural and urban—works with data and narrative storytelling […]
What to measure is not as clear as it seems
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
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?
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?
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 […]
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?
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?
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 […]