Wednesday 5 September 2012

Autumn News

Transition Crouch End is working towards building a resilient positive community in the face of rising oil prices, a vulnerable financial system and climate changes. We provide a rooted active community hub for local initiatives, events, re-skilling and vital community building. 
Collaboratively our actions are practical, positive and local.
Autumn 2012 NEWS

Get Growing!

Knowing thru Growing  Weekly Low Maintenance Gardening and seasonal community celebrations. Email:

Meadow Orchard Project. Regular growing sessions at our community orchard behind the health centre on Park Rd.

Food from the Sky Regular growing sessions up on the roof of Budgens.         

Other Growing Spaces: Harold Rd - community garden, Plot 21- community allotment, Naturewise Forest Garden, Priory Common Orchard and Hornsey Vale Tyre Garden - details from

Get Connected!

Green on the Screen...1st weds of the month films on sustainability, environmental issues and all things green at Moors Bar, 57 Park Rd N8. A great night of film, food and discussion. Next film details 

Urban Harvest…Free Food Foraging walks and workshops third Saturday of the month

Community Supported Agriculture...seasonal farm camps and more..

Food Cycle-love food hate waste? See what’s cooking at the weekly community Food cycle café, serving great meals made from surplus food,  Fridays 12-2pm, Station House, Ferme Pk Rd. 

Barboot-7.30-10.30pm 1st Friday of each month , the Haberdashery Cafe, Middle Lane
&, turns into a colourful and kaleidoscopic bazaar with community artists, craftspeople and vintage sellers. 3rd Friday of each month musicians perform ' Three Songs' each, proceeds to a local cause.

Bon Croissant Cafe Monthly Community Music Jam. 85 Weston Park.  All levels of music skills welcome. Monthly Saturday afternoons (next one soon). Facilitated by local musicians Mary Hogan & Peter Budge. Email:

Hornsey Vale Community Centre (HVCA)A busy hub in the heart of our community with something for everyone. Home of our Tyre Garden and Recycled tabletop sales 

Hearthland Off grid green tours, seasonal earth celebrations, off grid cooking, green wood working and other low impact reskilling to renew and re-root our connection to the land for our and future generations ‘hearth’ and well being

Community Acupuncture Tues eves 5.30-8.30 @ Hornsey Vale Community Centre. run by Gemma - call in or Email:
Community Choir...
singing songs of resilience, midday Thursdays at Union Church

Get Crafty!

Mosaic making with recycled materials: 1st Sunday of the month, also @ Hornsey Vale Community Centre.  
Knit Cafe – Unlibrary at Hornsey Library on Saturdays, now also at Stroud Green Library.

Get Building!

Eco building- cob, straw bale, rammed earth, timber and lime rendering at the Meadow Orchard Project.

Draughtbusting (when demand arises) . Coming up... Home energy initiatives....Tool Library (looking for a coordinator to set up with our donated tools as well as swaps). Contact Transition Crouch End ( for more information and to get involved.

Get Loaded!

NLLETS We are a member of the local exchange and trading scheme & have now joined Haringey Timebank…other ideas for boosting our local economy welcomed.
Save the dates - Upcoming events:
2nd October OCCUPY the SEED meeting Seeds and our food are in slavery. Proposal to form a ‘Freedom Seed Bank’. 2pm at
3rd October 'Transition 2.0' Green on the Screen, Moors Bar
20th OctoberApple Dayat Hornsey Vale Community Centre (2-5pm).
27th October Dark Walk to the Fire - off grid tour of growing sites and procession.     
7th November 'Bonsai People' Green on the Screen, Moors Bar
5th DecemberCrouch End in Shortswith ‘Green Santa and Present promises’ and short films of our community in transition, building community resilience sustainably.
Transition Crouch End - annual end of year celebration! Get those cameras rolling! Email to notify us you are including a video!

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News & events are announced 'live' at
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