Calendar of food swaps

 

Given the current coronavirus crisis, some of these events might not actually be happening.

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Jul
25
Sun
Eltham Food Swap @ Eltham Farmers Market,
Jul 25 @ 09:30 – 10:30

Look for the large white ‘Local Food Connect’ marquee at the Farmers’ Market. Go along with your homegrown fruit and veggies, favourite seasonal recipes, spare jam jars, homemade labelled preserves, etc, and share and network with other local backyard growers.

Epping North Food Swap @ Creeds Farm Community Garden, Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre
Jul 25 @ 10:30 – 12:00

 

Jul
31
Sat
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Jul 31 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Just outside the CERES grocery.

Aug
1
Sun
Blackburn Food Swap
Aug 1 @ 10:00 – 11:00

Not held in January.

Montmorency Food Swap @ Montmorency Primary School
Aug 1 @ 10:30 – 11:30

From April to September, the Monty Food Swap is held at Montmorency Primary School. From October to March, it is held near at Were Street Park, near the Food Store.

In all the months except January, the swap is held on the first Sunday of the month. In January, it is held on the second Sunday.

Aug
7
Sat
Warrandyte Food Swap @ Warrandyte Community Garden
Aug 7 @ 09:00 – 10:00

On the 1st Saturday of every month except January.

Bayswater North Food Swap @ Glen Park Oaks Community Garden
Aug 7 @ 10:00 – 11:30

Organised by Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.

Heidelberg West Food Swap @ Olympic Village
Aug 7 @ 10:00 – 11:00

Transition 3081 hold an Olympic Village food swap in Heidelberg West rain, hail or shine every 1st Saturday of the month 10-11am. Come along to this very popular community event. Also, if you are interested in helping with the day, they would love to hear from you.

Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Aug 7 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Just outside the CERES grocery.

Carome Homestead Produce Swap @ Community Garden at Carome Homestead
Aug 7 @ 10:30 – 12:00

Bring your excess garden produce along and swap for other wonderful produce. A great way to meet others with similar garden interests. Great meals, coffee and cakes next door at Two Beans and a Farm.

Also, contact them to register your interest in leasing a plot at the community garden.

Fitzroy Urban Harvest Food Swap @ Smith Reserve
Aug 7 @ 10:30 – 12:00

 

Pascoe Vale Food Swap @ BBQ area
Aug 7 @ 11:30 – 13:00

 

Aug
8
Sun
Fawkner Food Swap @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Aug 8 @ 10:30 – 12:30

 

Aug
14
Sat
Hurstbridge Food Swap @ Edible Hub Hurstbridge
Aug 14 @ 10:00 – 11:00

 

Mooroolbark Urban Harvest @ Red Earth Community Park
Aug 14 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Aug 14 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Just outside the CERES grocery.

Collingwood Food Swap @ Collingwood Children's Farm
Aug 14 @ 10:30 – 11:30

No swap in December.

Aug
15
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap @ Balwyn Community Centre
Aug 15 @ 09:00 – 10:00
St Andrews Food and Plant Swap @ A Local Baker
Aug 15 @ 10:00 – 11:00

 

Warranwood Food Swap @ Warranwood Primary School
Aug 15 @ 10:00 – 11:30

Organised by Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.

Aug
21
Sat
North Coburg Food Swap @ Parker Reserve
Aug 21 @ 10:00 – 12:30

 

Reservoir Food Swap @ In front of Reservoir Library
Aug 21 @ 10:00 – 11:00

In front of Reservoir Library.

Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Aug 21 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Just outside the CERES grocery.

Veggie Swap at BAAG Nursery, Bulleen @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Aug 21 @ 10:00 – 11:00

Come along to share your produce & compare notes with other food gardeners.

Bring along any veggies, fruit or herbs you have harvested, also eggs, preserves, recipes are welcome. Be inventive! You can also bring some things that not everyone else is growing at this time of year. This is a non-commercial event – no money changes hands.

For the lastest updates, see their Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/baagvegieswap.

Fairfield Food Swap @ St. Andrews Church, side garden
Aug 21 @ 11:00 – 12:00

 

Macleod Veggie Swap @ Rotunda in Macleod Park
Aug 21 @ 11:00 – 12:00

For the latest updates, see their facebook page.

Thrive Food Swap @ Thrive Community Garden
Aug 21 @ 14:00 – 15:00
Aug
22
Sun
Eltham Food Swap @ Eltham Farmers Market,
Aug 22 @ 09:30 – 10:30

Look for the large white ‘Local Food Connect’ marquee at the Farmers’ Market. Go along with your homegrown fruit and veggies, favourite seasonal recipes, spare jam jars, homemade labelled preserves, etc, and share and network with other local backyard growers.

Epping North Food Swap @ Creeds Farm Community Garden, Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre
Aug 22 @ 10:30 – 12:00

 

Aug
28
Sat
Blackburn North Food Swap @ Community Kitchen, NewHope Baptist Church
Aug 28 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Heathmont Seed and Crop Swap @ Tables Community Garden, Heathmont Baptist Church
Aug 28 @ 10:00 – 11:30

Organised by Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.

Heidelberg Food Swap @ St Johns Riverside Community Garden, St Johns Anglican Church
Aug 28 @ 10:00 – 11:00

 

Hurstbridge Food Swap @ Edible Hub Hurstbridge
Aug 28 @ 10:00 – 11:00

 

Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Aug 28 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Just outside the CERES grocery.

Coburg Food Swap @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Aug 28 @ 11:00 – 12:00

 

Preston/Thornbury Food Swap
Aug 28 @ 11:00 – 12:00

 

Sep
4
Sat
Warrandyte Food Swap @ Warrandyte Community Garden
Sep 4 @ 09:00 – 10:00

On the 1st Saturday of every month except January.

Bayswater North Food Swap @ Glen Park Oaks Community Garden
Sep 4 @ 10:00 – 11:30

Organised by Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.

Heidelberg West Food Swap @ Olympic Village
Sep 4 @ 10:00 – 11:00

Transition 3081 hold an Olympic Village food swap in Heidelberg West rain, hail or shine every 1st Saturday of the month 10-11am. Come along to this very popular community event. Also, if you are interested in helping with the day, they would love to hear from you.

Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Sep 4 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Just outside the CERES grocery.

Carome Homestead Produce Swap @ Community Garden at Carome Homestead
Sep 4 @ 10:30 – 12:00

Bring your excess garden produce along and swap for other wonderful produce. A great way to meet others with similar garden interests. Great meals, coffee and cakes next door at Two Beans and a Farm.

Also, contact them to register your interest in leasing a plot at the community garden.

Fitzroy Urban Harvest Food Swap @ Smith Reserve
Sep 4 @ 10:30 – 12:00

 

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