- vegetables, fruits and nuts that they've grown
- foods that they've cooked, such as baked goods and jam
- foods they've made, such as cheese
- fresh eggs from local chooks.
Sometimes similar events are held on an ad hoc basis in community gardens, our fruit and nut tree network promotes swaps theough an e-list and you can always leave garden produce to sell or give away at our 10/7 food coop in the upper mountains.
If you want to replicate the idea, may be start here. Or leave a comment about similar opportunities to swap.
In the upper Blue Mountains you will find book swaps in cafes and one at a local railway station, Leura (see photos).
A much larger version of the 'book club' exists in a central mall of Victoria's capital, Melbourne Central Station, amongst the glare of icons of over-consumption and the boppy music market researchers can prove make people buy more are massive old bookshelves where people leave and take books.
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