Local Green Groups

Haringey Groups supporting Climate Emergency declaration. March 2019

Haringey Groups supporting Climate Emergency declaration. March 2019

There’s so much going on in Haringey. Whether you’re looking for a group that grows local food, advice on green building works, local cycle rides, opportunities to volunteer or to meet people in your local area, or take action to protect the environment, the groups below are a great place to start.

If you would like to add your group to the lists here please contact us at  info@haringeyclimateforum.org

Many of the community groups around Haringey are listed here, under the categories of:
Discussion & Action
Community & Friendship
Education & Art
Green Buildings
Local Food
Green Travel
Green Spaces
Waste & Recycling

and some are aimed at several of these interest areas. Browse through them to find groups that suit you.

Sustainable Haringey  is a network of local environmental groups that hosts discussions about topical issues and lists of local sustainable events 

Haringey Discussion & Action

Sustainable Haringey

Sustainable Haringey hosts lively discussions on topical issues around Haringey. It has a dedicated mailing list for activists to keep up with action.

Tottenham and Wood Green Friends of the Earth

Tottenham and Wood Green Friends of the Earth campaigns on local and national environmental issues. To get involved why not go along to their next meeting.

Muswell Hill Sustainability Group (MHSG)

MHSG are volunteers for sustainability; working to cut carbon emissions, reduce waste, encourage sustainable food growing and transport methods. New members are welcome.

Muswell Hill & Hornsey Friends of the Earth

Muswell Hill & Hornsey Friends of the Earth is part of world’s largest grassroots environmental network. They campaign locally and nationally on environmental and social issues, helping to create a sustainable, socially just society.

Transition Towns

The transition movement is creating a healthy human culture, one that meets our needs for community, livelihoods and fun and moves towards a low carbon future. Find out more at Transition Crouch End or Transition Highgate

SHIFT - Stop Home Insurers (and developers) Felling Trees.

SHIFT’s primary aim is to conserve the borough’s existing stock of mature trees and to raise awareness of the importance of mature trees for carbon sequestration and biodiversity. Our first two campaigns are to save the four oaks in Queen’s Wood and to get Haringey to improve its tree services.

Haringey Green New Deal

Haringey GND aims to build local support for a bold and transformative Green New Deal that can secure a liveable climate and a fairer society, tackling the interconnected crises of climate change and social & economic inequality. We’re also looking to work with local communities and other social justice groups working across a broad range of areas to map out what a holistic GND agenda could look like in Haringey

Community & Friendship

Living Under One Sun

Living Under One Sun We actively create welcoming places to share stories, ideas and skills for people to become “can do” communities, embracing and leading positive change to include and benefit all cultures, abilities, ages and Nature – in neighbourhoods and globally.

Bowes Park Community Association

To bring the community together as well as protecting and conserving the physical and natural environment of our neighbourhood.

Education & Art

Coffee & Computers

Coffee & Computers is a community initiative that helps  newcomers to computers, tablets and smartphones  to cope with the challenges in today’s tech-driven society and to take advantage of the life-enhancing opportunities afforded by new technologies.

Jackson’s Lane

North London’s creative space.

Hornsey Historical Society

Discovering, Preserving and Sharing Our Local History.

Green Buildings

Cob in the Community

Cob in the Community is Haringey’s only mud building company and the capital’s leading cob builders. Using recycled London clay they build anything from pizza ovens, to sculptures and buildings. They offer volunteering and training days too.

eN10ergy

eN10ergy is Haringey’s local community energy company, founded to promote and invest in local renewable energy.

Local Food

CropDrop

CropDrop offers a vegetable delivery scheme making it easy to eat seasonal, ethical food that supports local small-scale organic farms. Orders are delivered weekly to community drop points around Haringey.

Growing in Haringey

Growing in Haringey holds regular green gardeners gatherings that bring local gardeners and community gardens together.

Edible Landscapes London

Edible Landscapes London is a not-for-profit community education project in Finsbury Park. We specialise in forest gardening – a food growing design system that mimics natural ecosystems, involving a variety of perennial plants and trees.

Wolves Lane

A thriving centre for growing and distributing wholesome food and a space for the local food economy to develop through education, enterprise and events.

Harington Centre

Learners work to obtain qualifications and skills in horticulture, retail, employability and personal and social development.

Omved Gardens

Omved Gardens (privately owned in Highgate) holds events to promote sustainable food and global equity.

Green Travel

Haringey Cycling Campaign

Haringey Cycling Campaign also known as ‘Haringey Cyclists’ is a voice for cyclists who live, work or cycle through the borough.

Haringey Living Streets

Haringey Living Streets 

We want the borough to be a place where children are able to play safely in their neighbourhoods, where walking and cycling are the natural choice for journeys, and air pollution is lowered. 

See also http://www.haringeycyclists.org/

Green Spaces

The Conservation Volunteers (TCV)

The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) are involved with many well loved local green spaces. They offer regular activity days, the Green Gym and organise events such as wild flower and bat walks.

Haringey Friends of Parks

Haringey Friends of Parks is a network of local groups who protect and improve our parks, allotments and open green spaces, for the whole community to enjoy. Many hold events, organised walks and volunteering days. Below is a list of groups, including some of the parks facilities and activities. There’s sure to be a local Friends group near to you and even more Friends of Parks groups can be found on the  Haringey Friends of Parks website.

SHIFT - Stop Home Insurers (and developers) Felling Trees.

SHIFT’s primary aim is to conserve the borough’s existing stock of mature trees and to raise awareness of the importance of mature trees for carbon sequestration and biodiversity. Our first two campaigns are to save the four oaks in Queen’s Wood and to get Haringey to improve its tree services.