Monthly Mailout

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Monthly Mailout June 2022

If you would like future events to be included in these monthly emails, please email Joyce at joyce.rosser13@gmail.com
Join our Facebook Page for updates, and feel free to post your events and information. If you would like to receive these newsletters, sign up HERE.
Please see below information about forthcoming online and face to face meetings, as well as local news items. Keep us informed of meetings and events you are involved with.
Joyce
Convenor, Sustainable Haringey Network
https://sustainableharingey.wordpress.com/

How Carbon Bombs Could End Life on Earth video by George Monbiot

EVENTS


FREE children’s craft activities

in advance of the Lordship Rec Flower and Produce show

Friday 2nd September, 10am to midday: Make a planter
Wednesday 7th September, 11am to 1pm: Papier Mache decorated bowls
Friday 9th September, midday to 2pm: Make a Miniature Garden
Saturday 3th September From 6pm

Muswell Hill Sustainability Group Social

Meadow Orchard, 151 Park Road, N8 8JD
www.mhsgroup.org.uk

Saturday 10th to Monday 12th September

The Festival of Resistance

“Rebellion will start with a Festival of Resistance. We invite everyone to join us at Marble Arch on Saturday 10th September and then for a 3-day park occupation – preferably to stay and camp. We will build the park site together from the ground up, filling the space with music, art, stories, food, talks and trainings, outreach visioning, cross-movement solidarity, direct democracy and the tools and ideas of resistance and regenerative culture.”
Haringey Extinction Rebellion
www.rebellion.global/groups/gb-haringey

Saturday 10th September 11am-5pm

Tottenham Flower and Produce Show

Once again the annual Tottenham Flower and Produce Show, organised by the Friends of Lordship Rec, will be taking place on Saturday 10th September from 11am to 5pm in Lordship Rec by the outdoor gym and the Hub.

The show is all about community food growing, healthy living, creativity and sustainability.

It showcases all the home growing, home baking, food and drink production, creative crafts and flower arranging skills of local people and park users.

There will also be a variety of workshops and activities for adults and children plus interesting stalls.

Anyone can enter, and entry is FREE. Get an entry form from Lordship Hub or from the Friends website. Lordship Rec, N17 6NU
www.lordshiphub.org.uk

Saturday 17th September, 3pm

Muswell Hill & District Horticultural Society Autumn Show

North Bank next to Muswell Hill Methodist Church, 28 Pages Lane N10 1PP
Muswell Hill & District Horticultural Society
www.bloomingn10.co.uk

Thursday 22nd September

World Car Free Day

Lots of activities will be taking place
www.livingstreets.org.uk/get-involved/localgroups/haringey

24th September to 2nd October

Big Green Week

Nationwide celebration of action on climate change
www.greatbiggreenweek.com

Sunday September 25th, 2.30 – 5.30

Are You Concerned About What’s Coming with the Climate and Cost of Living Crises?

Join us for a community discussion and workshop. We will explore how we, as a community, can work together to try to adapt to a future with more severe weather events, a cost of living crisis affecting our food and energy costs. We will discuss strategies for how we can become more adept and resilient while supporting and being supported by our friends and neighbours.
Hornsey Vale Community Centre, 60 Mayfield Road,
London N8 9LP

Contact: Jayne 07944 894190

Update on MHSG Green Open Homes 2022

Muswell Hill Sustainability Group’s 9th Green Open Homes programme this October will be wider-ranging than ever, with new properties to visit in person over the weekends of 1st-2nd and 7th-8th October, and a series of Tuesday evening talks (also livestreamed for those unable to attend in person) kindly hosted by Muswell Hill Methodist Church. Online there’ll be weekday evening virtual tours, and talks on low-cost energy saving and principles of retrofitting a home – dates to be confirmed soon.  Visit our website for details at Green Open Homes 2022 – we’ll publish the final programme by the end of August and bookings open in September. Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd October and Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th October
Green Open Homes 2022 in person visits
Muswell Hill Sustainability Group
www.mhsgroup.org.uk

Tuesday 4th October, 7.30pm
Public Meeting:

Problems – high fuel prices, energy insecurity and climate change – solutions?

Speaker: Mark Barrett, Professor of Energy and Environmental System Modelling at University College London Muswell Hill Methodist Church, 28 Pages Lane, N10 1PP
This will be a hybrid event, livestreamed for those unable to attend in person.
Muswell Hill Sustainability Group www.mhsgroup.org.uk

Tuesday 11th October 7.30pm

Public Meeting: Home Retrofitting Essentials.

Speaker Dermot Barnes, Project Director and Chair of En10ergy; Associate Director of Sustainability, The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL.
Muswell Hill Methodist Church, 28 Pages Lane, N10 IPP
Muswell Hill Sustainability Group www.mhsgroup.org.uk


NEWS ITEMS


Haringey Climate Forum

For information on what Haringey Council is doing to meet climate targets see https.//haringeyclimateforum.org/ You can visit the Council’s Going Green pages to read Haringey’s Climate Change Action Plan to get to a net zero carbon borough by 2041

The Arboricultural Association has a useful “Young Tree Watering” poster which you can find here:

And in case you missed it
here is the video of the August demonstration outside Green Lanes McDonald’s

ENVIRONMENTAL / GARDENING PROJECTS 

Haringey has lots of practical environmental and gardening projects. We have listed a few of these below.  

Friends of Parks
There are active Friends groups in most Haringey parks
https://www.haringeyfriendsofparks.org.uk/

Stonebridge Lock Coalition
Frances Dismore, Chair Stonebridge Lock Coalition 07751400076
Facebook: fb.me/StonebridgeLock Twitter: @StonebridgeLock 

The Conservation Volunteers
TCV Haringey run a range of practical activities in nature reserves, parks and woodlands across the borough every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. New volunteers are welcome, no previous experience necessary.
For further details, see www.tcv.org.uk/haringey
or contact Mat at m.pendergast@tcv.org.uk

Wolves Lane Centre
Wolves Lane Centre continue their popular plant sales from 11 to 3 every Sunday. Edibles, garden plants, indoor plants all available. There is delicious hot vegan food on sale for lunch (eat in or takeaway), sometimes seasonal organic fruit grown on site, and you can visit the historic palm house and the cactus house. 
Also a click and collect system for plant purchases; see https://www.woodsandgreens.co.uk/,
email wolveslaneshop@gmail.com, tel. 07803246000
For other Wolves Lane events and calls/opportunities for volunteers please see http://www.wolveslane.org.

Edible Landscapes London ~ ELL
We are open as usual for volunteers and visitors and plant giveaways to community projects every Tuesday and Sunday 10-2.
Interested in Bees??? We share the site with Finsbury Park Bee House.
Contact them for more info – http://www.finsburyparkbeehouse.wordpress.com
Come and say HI!