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Come harvest with us – lunch, growing advice and chickens!

Sunday 19th October, 12 – 4pm Highgate Newtown Community Centre Bertram Street N19 5DQ Download poster Join us for an afternoon of fun to celebrate the arrival of autumn! Chickens will keep us company as we dig out the potatoes sown in the spring, we will host a variety of workshops for children to make … Continue reading

Veg Box scheme comes to Dartmouth Park – sign up now!

Last year, Transition Kentish Town started an affordable vegetable box scheme to encourage people to eat locally. It has been a great success and we have been offered the opportunity to extend the scheme to Dartmouth Park. The Star pub on Chester Road have kindly agreed to host the scheme starting at the beginning of … Continue reading

Spring food growing update

On Sunday afternoon we had a great first spring planting session at the food growing space we began last year at Highgate Newtown Community Centre. Despite the slow start to spring, the garden was blooming, and enough of the spinach, rainbow chard and salad had survived for us all to take some home for dinner. … Continue reading

Calling food growers who need a garden

We have been approached by a tenant of Circle Housing Association with a ground floor flat and rear garden in Bickerton Road just opposite Dartmouth Park. He is disabled and cannot maintain his garden himself. He gets worried about the state it gets into and would like one or two people to help look after it … Continue reading

Transition Drinks and Gardeners Question Time.

Transition drinks Wednesday 2nd May, 6pm-8pm Forks, Swains Lane Join us for our next monthly social evening. The first Wednesday of every month is a chance to find out more about Transition and how you can get involved; hatch future plans and make new friends, over a drink or two (or some tea and cake!). … Continue reading

Mission compost accomplished!!!

At 8am this morning a huge truck from North London Waste Authority delivered 5 tons of free, steaming and very fragrant municipal compost to the Wilmost Dixon building site in Chester Road. They had very generously allowed the delivery on the condition we move it by lunchtime (so that Jason, the site manager, could get to … Continue reading

Transition Mission Compost! Saturday 14th March

Our food growing project is coming on in leaps and bounds, and following our Seedy Saturday a couple of weeks ago where we brought together local growers, swapped seeds and shared advice, we have spent the last week building raised beds. First up was our public food growing project at Highgate Newtown Community Centre where … Continue reading

Seedy Saturday in the Sunshine – a great start to Spring

The sun shone for our Spring celebration yesterday, as we swapped seeds and seedlings, made clay pots and fresh pasta, ate a delicious lunch in the garden and shared food growing advice. A huge thanks to everyone who came along, ran stalls, and especially to our great speakers: Tom, Richard Pamela, Anita and Julie. It was … Continue reading

Seedy Saturday – 24th March

12pm-3pm Highgate Newtown Community Centre, Bertram Steet, NW5 Come and celebrate the start of Spring with Transition Dartmouth Park, and hear about our new community food growing project. Swap seeds and seedlings, meet local food growers and get gardening advice. Learn: balcony growing, unusual salad leaves & dressings, wormeries, making green manure. Kids activities: fresh … Continue reading

Learn how to compost

POSTPONED to Saturday 21st April, 2.30pm Our food growing project on Brookfield estate is hosting a composting workshop on Saturday 21st April, 2.30pm. Residents who share the garden will be prioritised but we have a few spaces for others who are interested. If you would like to learn how to turn food waste into a … Continue reading

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