Hawkesbury Veggie Barter Trade Meet 2024


Hawkesbury Veggie Barter Trade Meet

Do you have some veggies and items you are willing to barter and trade? Visit the Hawkesbury Earthcare Centre for the Hawkesbury Veggie Barter Trade Meet on Saturday, 23 March 2024.

Bring your families, friends, and kids along for an exciting event of finding the best bargain. The trade will run from 10:00 AM to midday, with the actual bartering and trading to begin at 11:00 AM.

Permaculture Hawkesbury Valley Inc reminded attendees to be respectful when bartering with each other: “If you are not happy with a trade on offer, politely decline, and each party respect the decision and move on.”

Hawkesbury Veggie Barter Vegetables

The produce and items allowed for the event are:

  • Veggies
  • Fruit
  • Nuts
  • Herbs
  • Honey
  • Eggs
  • Preserves/preserving jars/preserving pots
  • Hunted/caught meat such as venison, seafood, pig, rabbit, et cetera
  • Homegrown livestock
  • Baked goods
  • Homemade cleaning products
  • Homemade beauty/bathroom products
  • Homemade clothing
  • Homemade jewellery
  • Beeswax wraps
  • Seedlings
  • Seeds
  • Manure
  • Gardening equipment
  • Worms
  • Worm farms
  • Composting items
  • Labour/butchering/related services

Hawkesbury Veggie Barter Worms

Items not allowed on the trade meet are decorative/ornamental plants (except if they are presented as suitable Christmas gifts on this occasion) and store-bought produce (unless turned into a homemade preserve). The sale of goods for money is not allowed.

Book your tickets for the free event online via Eventbrite: Hawkesbury Veggie Barter Trade Meet.

The organisers emphasised the event as waste-free and advised the attendees to bring along reusable bags, containers, and coffee cups. In addition, bringing your own camping table and chair is preferable as limited tables will be available.

Last year, Permaculture Hawkesbury Valley Inc had its Hawkesbury Veggie Barter Christmas Trade Meet on 17 December.

The Hawkesbury Earthcare Centre is at the corner of Campus Drive and Science Drive, University of Western Sydney Richmond Campus (enter via Vines Drive).

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