Bartering food with local community?

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knightrider
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Bartering food with local community?

Post by knightrider » Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:13 am

I've started cooking more food that I can eat and I'm getting tired of eating the same things. Any thoughts on reaching out to local community about bartering things we cook fresh ? Or is this a big no-no because of health/virus safety?

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WoodSpinner
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Re: Bartering food with local community?

Post by WoodSpinner » Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:14 am

Many of us are doing variations of that. The app, Nextdoor, had been really helpful.

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mak1277
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Re: Bartering food with local community?

Post by mak1277 » Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:15 am

Wouldn't it just be easier to make less?

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Re: Bartering food with local community?

Post by CAsage » Wed Apr 22, 2020 12:17 pm

Your freezer is your friend, as is a good cookbook. Branch out a bit. I would have to be pretty close/trusting to swap meals with another cook. Oddly enough, my family is eating pretty darn well, and we are sure spending less. I have bartered for paper towels!
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Re: Bartering food with local community?

Post by TallBoy29er » Wed Apr 22, 2020 1:43 pm

Lots of folks doing this on Nextdoor app, as has been mentioned. The threads I've read show a ton of interest. Esp where the person making the food has credentials (eg a cook laid off or furloughed from a local restaurant).

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Re: Bartering food with local community?

Post by 02nz » Wed Apr 22, 2020 2:01 pm

How far we've come in just weeks, from threads about "why not 100% equities" to bartering for food and toilet paper!

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