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Big Dig

Saturday 21st March 11am-1pm Waterlow Park Kitchen Garden, N6 As part of a national day of celebrating local food growing projects, come and join us in Waterlow Park kitchen garden, and see the plot we have been working on for the last three years, with children and parents from Brookfield school. All are welcome to … Continue reading

Post-Christmas ‘Re-gifting’ Give & Take

Beat the January blues with the Transition Dartmouth Park January Give & Take. Bring along any presents and other items to exchange, and take away some- thing you prefer. What kind of things should I bring? good books, plants, nice toys and clothes that are in top condition, or home made jams and chutneys How … Continue reading

Autumn jam & drinks making

MONDAY 13TH OCTOBER 7PM-9.30PM Learn to make jam with foraged berries from our local hedgerows – including rowan berries, hawthorn berries, sloes, blackberries, elderberries and apples. We will also learn to make sloe gin and rhubarb schnapps to give as fun Christmas gifts. As the workshop will be hosted in Transition member Sara’s home, spaces … Continue reading

Restart e-waste party & film screening

Thursday 10th July – 6 – 9.30pm Dartmouth Arms Pub, York Rise, NW5 Join us for an evening of fixing and learning about electronic waste! Screening of short film ‘The Story of Electronic stuff’ followed by speakers: – Toby Miller (Author of “Greening the Media”) – Ugo Vallauri (co-founder of Restart) talking about e-waste and reusing … Continue reading

Weekly food growing on Sundays

10.30am­ – 12pm weekly Highgate Newtown community centre For the last two years we’ve run a food growing space at the back of HNCC, where we have successfully grown vegetables, salad and herbs, and held growing workshops, and community meals. This year we’ll continue with the original garden but have expanded to manage six new raised … Continue reading

Learn to make an insect hotel, & eat homegrown lunch

11am – 3pm Sunday 18th May Food growing gardens, Highgate Newtown Community Centre 25 Bertram Street N19 Insects are our friends – we need them to pollinate our crops. TDP is hosting a creative workshop for children and adults to make ‘insect hotels’ out of recycled materials to improve wildlife in the garden. The HNCC … Continue reading

Powering up North London – this Saturday

Saturday 10th May, 2pm­ – 4pm Acland Burghley School, Burghley Road, NW5 (near Tufnell Park tube) Sign up now – tickets are free Together with our neighbouring groups in Kentish Town and Tufnell Park, we’re hosting this exciting event to explore how we could generate renewable energy locally, cut fuel poverty in the area, and be … Continue reading

Food growing Sundays

10.30am­ – 12pm weekly (except for Easter Sunday) Highgate Newtown community centre For the last two years we’ve run a food growing space at the back of HNCC, where we have successfully grown vegetables, salad and herbs, and held growing workshops, and community meals. This year we’ll continue with the original garden but have expanded to … Continue reading

Seedy Saturday & Big Dig

Saturday 22nd March 11am-1pm – Waterlow Park kitchen garden 2pm-4pm – Highgate Library Civic & Cultural Centre, Croftdown Road N19 Come and celebrate spring with us. We’re starting the day in the Waterlow Park Kitchen Garden with a food growing session from 11am-1pm as part of the ‘Big Dig’ celebration of London’s community food growing spaces. We’ll be at the … Continue reading

Film screening – Vanishing of the Bees

Thursday 6th March, 7.30pm-9.30pm Dartmouth Arms, York Rise, NW5 Bees pollinate a third of the food we eat and contribute around £200 million a year to the UK economy, but they are dying in their millions. Come and watch this powerful film to find out why, and what we can do about it. Then join … Continue reading

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