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NEW! Art and Craft Supply Swap, Sandy Oregon, February 11th

NEW!  Art Supply Swap at the Sandy Public Library, 38980 SE Proctor Blvd, Sandy OR 97055, Sunday February 11th from 2pm-4pm.

Anyone who crafts will end up with things they no longer need.  Trade them for things you do need!  Bring those brushes you never used, or all those googley eyes you bought for that one project.  I’m sure someone will have a use for the Fimo clay you have in the closet.

Check out the event facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/1992791260963333/

Or contact Thea Kuziemski at  tkuziemski@ci.sandy.or.us or 503-668-5537 for more information.

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First Ever Sandy Library Free Seed Swap a Success!

20180127_114855We had 93 people come enjoy our very first seed swap in Sandy January 27th 2018. It was a huge success.  The pre-planning meeting I had with the volunteers the week before made the set-up on the day of the event run smoothly.  I was very proud of the way the gardening experts helped the new gardeners with their questions. I watched throughout the event as people would take the time to tidy up the seed packets to make everything look nice and make it easy for people to find what they were looking for.

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Heirloom Seed Swap, Sandy Oregon, January 27th

The Sandy Seed Library, partnering with AntFarm, will host their first ever SEED SWAP  to provide the opportunity to exchange non-GMO, non-hybrid heritage varieties of vegetable and flower seeds.

Sandy’s very first Seed Swap is Saturday January 27th, from 11am to 2pm at the AntFarm Cafe–  39140 Proctor Blvd, Sandy, OR. This will be in the back conference room.
You are welcome to come anytime within the 3-hour period.  Here is how it will work:
1. You will sign in at the Welcome table at the entrance to the back room.
2. You can distribute any seed that you are contributing to the swap.  Look around the room to find the signs for the type of seed you are bringing. Please be sure that your donations are very well marked and have all the information that people will need in order to grow your seeds; including notations as to if the seed is hybrid, GMO, organic, open-pollinated, etc.
3. In the middle of the room will be a table of supplies (pens and empty seed packets).
4. You will “shop” for seeds.  We recommend taking 2-3 seeds for each plant that you intend to grow this season.
5. You will package your chosen seeds and mark your seed packets with the information you need to grow your plants. There will be yellow dot stickers that you can add to your package to indicate if your seed is hybrid.  Remember that hybrids will not remain true to the parent, so you will not want to save any seed from your hybrid plants for next season.
We will have several volunteers on hand if you have any questions, including some Master Gardeners.
We encourage you to chat with other gardeners and compare growing tips. Stephanie Stuart, from the Oregon Food Bank, will be handing out recipes and samples of a veggie quiche.  You can enjoy music by Sharon Sandgren & Friends, and purchase treats from the AntFarm Cafe.   Most importantly — HAVE FUN!!

Seedy Saturday is an heirloom seed exchange held the last Saturday in January.
For more information, contact Susie Jenkins of the Sandy Library at 503-668-5537 or sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us

January 2018 Free Swaps

Happy New Year!!!  These are the free swaps we know about so far for January 2018.  Please let me know if you have any additions and/or changes.

01/06/18  Women’s and Teens All Size Clothing Swap 6pm at the Rushing Water Yoga Studio in Downtown Camas WA.  This is an All Size Women’s swap, so please pre-sort your clothes so they can be separated into piles small, medium, large, plus, and accessories. Takes place the first Saturday of the month September through June (No swaps July and August).  Please RSVP to Dorothy at  clarkcountyclothingswap@gmail.com

01//06/18 Community Potluck/Brunch at Yonder House in NE Portland, (usually first and third Saturdays) starting at 11:00am. Bring food to share, eat, enjoy yourself, and meet like-minded kind people!  Contact Bert Fitzgerald 574-213-5468 for more information. Check out the Yonder House facebook page at facebook/yonderhouseon15th for details.

01/07/18 Family Clothing and Footwear Swap (N Portland), Quarterly on a Sunday, 2-4pm at the Kenton Church 2115 N Lombard street Portland OR 97217, in the basement. Everyone is welcome. All sizes of Men’s, Women’s, and Children’s clothing will be exchanged. No donation is required in order to receive clothing. Frequently asked questions about this swap http://freeclothingexchange.org/faq  This quarterly swap usually takes place March, June, September, January. Contact Ginny for more information at pdxfreeclothingexchange@gmail.com

01/13/18 Women’s Size 6-12 Clothing Swap in NE Portland at the Evergreen Continue reading

Family Swap, Sandy OR, April 20th

Family Swap (Sandy)  Family-friendly, all sizes men, women, and children – with separate swap rooms for men/boys and women/girls.

I just wanted to remind you of the Clothing Exchange on Saturday, April 20th from 1:00-3:00pm at the Sandy Community Center, 38348 Pioneer Blvd.

This free event is part of our Earth Day celebration.
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April 2013 Free Swaps

These are the free swaps I know about so far this month.  If you know of other swaps that fit our criteria, please let me know and I’ll post them here as well. Thanks for being part of our free swapping community!

04/04/13  Women’s All Size Clothing Swap in Beaverton 7pm at Valley Community Church 8060 SW Brentwood Street  Portland (SW).  The first Thursday of the month. For more information see the facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/116531081838207/  or contact volunteer swap hostess Christina at  swissfamilyrobinsons@gmail.com.

04/06/13   Women’s and Teens Size 0-12 Clothing Swap in Camas WA.  This is a small/medium swap, so please pre-sort your clothes so they can be separated into piles, 0-5 and 6-12. First Saturday of every month, 6pm at the Rushing Water Yoga Studio in Downtown Camas.   Please RSVP to Dorothy at  clarkcountyclothingswap@gmail.com

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Would you be interested in a Family swap in Sandy this Spring?

There’s now a Family swap scheduled in Sandy for April 20th 2013!!!  Family Swap (Sandy)  Family-friendly, all sizes men, women, and children – with separate swap rooms for men/boys and women/girls.  Handicapped accessible.  Saturday April 20th, 1 – 3pm at the Sandy Community Center (senior center) as part of Sandy’s Earth Day Celebrations. – check   http://groups.yahoo.com/group/sandyswap/   for details.

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The Swap Coordinator for the Sandy Family Swaps (all sizes of women, men, teens, and kids) has the following Continue reading