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Long Beach Food Swap - Saturday, June 30, 2012

Saturday, June 30, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PDT)

Long Beach Food Swap - Saturday, June 30, 2012

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What

A food swap is an event where you trade your homemade, homegrown, and foraged creations with other participants. Diversify your pantry while meeting your friends and neighbors. 

 

Who

We welcome everyone, as long as you bring something you made, grew, or foraged yourself. You must pre-register to attend. If you plan to bring a family member or friend who will be swapping their own foods, please register them separately. 

 

When

Saturday, June 30, 2012, 10:00 am - 12 pm 

Please arrive promptly at 10:00 am. If you not able to attend, please notify us so we can invite someone from the wait-list

 

Where

Private home in Long Beach--registered attendees will receive the address 48 hours before the event

 

What to bring

• Food to swap: All swap items must be homemade, homegrown, or foraged by you. Think pickles, preserves, baked goods, honey, granola, pasta, fruits, vegetables, herbs, spices… you name it! Bring as little or as much as you like. You can bring a bunch of one thing or multiples of a few different things. The possibilities are endless!

Keep in mind that swappers will be examining and picking up your goods, so be sure to package them in a way that protects the food and makes it clear the amounts you want to swap. When applicable, it is recommended that you include storage and shelf life information.

If possible, you should also bring samples for others to try.

• Swap card: Bring one swap card for each different item you're swapping. For example, if you're bringing 5 jars of strawberry jam, 5 jars of apricot jam, and 10 bunches of rosemary, fill out 1 card for the strawberry jam, 1 card for the apricot jam, and 1 card for the rosemary. Fill out the top part only (Who, What, Notes).

You can download the swap card here

• Release form: Please note that you will need to sign a release form in order to attend. Print, sign, and bring it with you to the swap.

You can download the release form here.

 

The Honor Code

This is a community event; however, participants must pre-register, which means this event is operated as a private club.

In addition, all swap participants adhere to an honor code of using the highest cleanliness standards in their own kitchens and gardens to prepare their swap items. Swap participants must agree to the following terms before registering:

• By participating in this event, you are acknowledging that the food items being shared are not necessarily prepared in commercial kitchens or spaces inspected by any government agency.

• By participating in this event, you are also acknowledging that you will use the highest standards of safety and cleanliness in food preparation.

• By participating in this event, you assume all liability; specifically, you agree to not hold liable food swap hosts, swap venue owners/providers, or other swap participants.

 

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See more from us at:

http://www.facebook.com/LBCSwappers

http://lbcfoodswap.blogspot.com/

https://twitter.com/lbcfoodswap


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at lbcfoodswap@gmail.com


 
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