Our first swap of 2013 took place at Otherwild, an amazing shop and graphic design studio in Echo Park. Swappers brought everything from bacon jam to strawberry lemonade, kombucha, wild yeast bread, ice cream, eggs, gluten-free treats, pickles, ketchup, chimichurri, citrus, soy milk, sugarcane, and more. Thank you so much to everyone who participated and [...]Continue Reading
For the October food swap at HM157, we got into the Halloween spirit with Pasadena Food Swap, Santa Monica Food Swap, and Borderline Food Swap N.O.C. In addition to the food swap, we held a costume contest and raffle and raised $88 for the Food Swap Network fall fundraiser. Thanks to everyone who came, celebrated, [...]Continue Reading
For our May food swap at ReForm School, we had a special guest: Kate Payne, author of The Hip Girl’s Guide To Homemaking and co-founder of the modern food swap movement in Brooklyn and Austin. It was our most diverse swap yet, with people sharing homemade ice cream, soy milk, kombucha, strawberry jam, candied citrus, [...]Continue Reading
(Note: This is first in a series of blog posts profiling LA Food Swappers) From taking cooking classes in India to teaching Tuscan Prince and Princesses how to make marshmallows, Christy Larsen is a doer of culinary generosity. What she learns elsewhere is often interpreted once again in her own kitchen, and then into gifts [...]Continue Reading
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