11 Apr '11, 6pm

Swap Your Produce | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

Swap Your Produce | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

Last week I wrote about planting an extra row in your garden to help those in need. And, I have also written about urban fruit tree gleaning as a way to help others get more fresh fruit. Aside from helping those most in need, there is another way that home gardeners are using their extra produce: they are sharing it with each other. There are a couple of ways to do this; one is through yard sharing . Yard sharing is basically pairing people without yards with people who have them so they can grow their own food. One of the best places to find information on yard sharing is via “Hyperlocavore” Liz McLellan, who has created the Hyperlocavore web site — a free yard sharing community. As she explains on her site, “yard sharing is an arrangement between people to share skills and gardening resources; space, time, strength, tools or skills.” A less formal way to share your exces...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/swap-your-produce.html

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