Jane Gleeson


I graduated in Medical Sciences at Cambridge University in 1990 and spent over ten years working in the NHS mostly within the field of mental health. I also studied theology, looking at religion and mental health. 15 years ago I started gardening and was soon completely hooked. I was simply bowled over by plants and how endlessly fascinating they are. So I studied and worked at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew for three years and then taught Horticulture at Hadlow College in Kent.

Before coming to Schumacher College I taught part time whilst running my own local garden maintenance business. I love working at the College with its emphasis on exploring and developing respectful relationships to each other, the planet, and the food that sustains us.

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