Myuna Farm is a community farm located in South-East Melbourne, it is an engaging space for people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds to gather as a community or spend time with family. The produce swap offers gardeners the opportunity to swap their excess produce for other locally grown items. The produce swaps takes place once a month. No money is exchanged during the meetings and items being swapped include fruit, vegetables, herbs, seeds, seedlings, compost and eggs. It is not just the produce that’s on offer for swapping, during the meetings, there are also stories, gardening tips, cooking tips and recipes being exchanged!
Produce swaps bring like-minded people together who live locally. Through doing this, they can help build community, create a sense of place, and can lead to new friendships. Not only do produce swaps have social benefits, they also have a positive impact on the environment and on food sustainability. Produce swaps can help to reduce the carbon footprint associated to the food production industry and they provide local gardeners with an opportunity to reduce their waste.
The produce swaps are held on the second Saturday of the month from 9 am – 10 am, new participants are welcome and no bookings required. For enquires call Myuna Farm on 9706 9944, 182 Kidds Road, Doveton.