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South Jersey Swappers March 2017 Food Swap

South Jersey Swappers

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

South Jersey Swappers March 2017 Food Swap

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March 2017 Swapper 14 Tickets Mar 21, 2017 Free  

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 Date: Tuesday March 21st

Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Location: Hammerbacher Bakery -

40 Boston Ave. Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215


7:00pm - 7:20pm - Arrive, check-in, grab your name tag, and set-up your items/swap sheet(s).  Please try to arrive during this time slot!

7:20pm - 8:00pm - Scope out all the other goods, SAMPLE!, and make your offers for the items you want to swap. Take note of the items you really want and who they belong to (this will come in handy later!).  Meet some new friends! 

8:00pm - 8:05pm - An annoucement will be made to return to your items and take about 5 minutes to review your swap sheets. Decide which swaps you want to do and come up with your gameplan. 

< < < < < Please do not make any swaps until an announcement is made! > > > >

8:05pm - 8:15pm - Lauren, the organizer, will annouce "SWAP TIME".  Find the people/goods you want and swap!  (This usually only takes a few minutes once the action starts!)

8:15pm - 8:30pm - Pack up, clean up and chit chat.  If you have any items left over, see who may want to do an impromptu swap!


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How to Participate: Everyone must register for a ticket here.  Registration is free.  If you cannot attend after registering, contact us and we will give your spot to someone on the waiting list.  All items must be homemade, homegrown or foraged.  Please abide by this rule.  Many of us take pride in making/growing things from scratch. You can bring all the same item or several different items. Tables will be provdied, but please keep your setup to 1/2 of a 6ft table. 

For additional tips on attending, please visit http://www.foodswapnetwork.com/how-to-attend/faq/ and http://www.foodswapnetwork.com/how-to-attend/  You can also look at past events photos on our Facebook page for tip and ideas. 

 

Swapping Ideas: baked goods, granola, farm fresh eggs, backyard fruit/veggies, infusions, extracts, breads, sauces, dressings, jams, canned items, pickles, herbs, spices, home brews, honey, wine, liquors, pizza dough, etc!  You can also do kitchen-made non-edibles such as lotions, balms, and cleaners.  Look at past event photos for inspiration.

 

 Some Rules & Notes:

  • All swaps are 1-for-1, no money is exchanged - PLEASE ABIDE BY THIS RULE!!
  • Package your items so that the quantity is clear and items can be inspected/handled (samples are encouraged)
  • All canned items being swapped must be from the 2016 season.
  • INCLUDE INSTRUCTIONS FOR YOUR ITEM! Does it have to be fridgerated? Is it shelf-stable?  What's the best way to enjoy it?  It's also nice to know who made the item in case you have questions later (Put your name on it).

About the Venue:

  • We will be at Hammerbacher Bakery - Check out their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/hammerbacherEHC/  and if you're local stop by and taste their stuff - everything is incredible! 
  • Guests are welcome! They do not need to register.

 

Legal Stuff:  By registering and participating in the swap you agree to the following:

    You are acknowledging that the food items being shared are not necessarily prepared in commercial kitchens or spaces inspected by any government agency.

    You are also acknowledging that you will use the highest standards of safety and cleanliness in food preparation.

    You assume all liability; specifically, you agree to not hold liable food swap hosts, swap venue owners/providers, or other swap participants.


About:  South Jersey Swappers was started in early 2012 after organizer Lauren read an article about food swapping.  Who knew it was so popular?  When she went looking for one in New Jersey, there weren’t any, so she started one!  We are the Garden State, after all. 

 

See you there!


- The South Jersey Swappers

southjerseyswappers@gmail.com

Facebook:SouthJerseySwappers

Instagram:SJSwappers

 

Check us out on Facebook after the event for pictures: https://www.facebook.com/SouthJerseySwappers

SJS thanks the following businesses, food organizations, bloggers and other swappers for their support and inspiration!

 

Landis MarketPlace

Eating in South Jersey

Edible Jersey

South Jersey Locavore

Slow Food South Jersey Shore

Food Swap Network

Philly Swappers

Boston Swappers

The Daily Journal Newspaper

Bellview Winery

South Jersey Magazine

One Flew Over Farm

Kitchen 19

Casciano's Coffee

Hammerbacher



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Hammerbacher
40 Boston Ave
Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)


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South Jersey Swappers

A food swapping group in South Jersey @ http://southjerseyswappers.blogspot.com

We are looking to create a more local, food-based community.  Join us as we exchange homemade, homegrown, or foraged items.  We hope this can be a monthly event.  Can't make this swap?  Sign up for email updates on our website.

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