Produce Swap

All gardeners want a bountiful harvest; however, what if you are suffocating in pumpkins and drowning in lettuce, yet, you still need tomatoes or garlic and have no space or idea how to grow them? Moving surplus produce from one side of your kitchen to another is a blessing and a nuisance, compounded by knowing that even with such a plentiful garden, you will still have to go to the grocery store to buy produce. This very predicament is why the Deer Park Library has its Swap Produce event Friday through Sunday, August 3rd-26th.  

To participate in this event no sign up is required,  just a table with a sign on it telling people to leave their extra produce, and in return pick up anything someone else has left to share.  Come on down Friday and Saturday between 10:00am and 6:00pm, August:

  • 3rd – 4th
  • 10th – 11th
  • 17th – 18th
  • 24th – 25th

Or Sunday between 1:00pm – 5:00pm, August

  • 5th
  • 12th
  • 19th
  • 26th

However, anytime the tables are set up and there is produce available, you are welcome to pick up any produce. In addition, the organizers do not want the produce to go to waste and if needed, produce will be donated to a local food bank.  

So stop by the Deer Park Library at 208 S. Forest Ave. and check out this event all August long.

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