Food swap comes to Newtown NSW

Urban Harvest Food Swap

Have you planted too much spinach? Are you inundated by lemons and rosemary? Then bring the along to swap and share with other local gardeners at the

Watershed’s Urban Harvest Food Swaps at Marrickville Street Fair on Sunday 23 October 2011 and Newtown Festival on Sunday the 13th November.

The Urban Harvest swap is a chance for community gardeners and backyard growers to come together to celebrate and share the rewards of their activities. If you’re a backyard or community grower please come along and bring excess fresh produce, seeds and seedlings from your backyard or community gardens.  You may even swap a gardening tip or two.

Find the Watershed’s Urban Harvest Food Swap at:

Marrickville Street Festival in the Marrickville Council tent, Sunday 23 October 2011 between 11:00am – 3:00pm

Newtown Festival at the Watershed Swap and Eco Zone (near the children’s playground) Sunday 13th November between 10:00am – 12:00pm.

Future swaps could be held at The Watershed or at Addison Road or the Eveleigh markets, at Telstra Square in Newtown or one of the community gardens on a rotating basis.

Regards, Dianne Moy, Program Manager.


  1. Kate Leslie

    Foodswaps are the best! Will this be on regularly?
    Local Harvest is a new national initiative aiming to help people find local sources of food and grow their own.
    Co-organiser of the Newport Fruit and Vegie Swap

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