At BarterJar, the aim is to ‘Swap fruits of the earth, with a touch of heart and a sprinkle of art’. Had an abundant harvest? Got too much of a good thing? Bring your extra jars of home goodies - preserves, jams, sauerkraut or pesto and take someone else’s abundance home in their place.

Karen Sutherland from Edible Eden Design will be joining BarterJar to share her experience and stories about home growing, seed saving and getting the most from any garden space. Guests will be invited to talk about their produce and ask Karen’s advice to help solve any garden problems!
Growing up in a family of gardeners and farmers, Karen has grown her own food since she could wield a shovel and devoted her working life to gardening. For the last 10 years her focus has been on helping others to grow their own food, mostly in urban situations, through her teaching, writing and speaking. Her own garden has over 200 edible plants including 40 natives. Her first book, Tomato; Know Sow Grow Feast was released last year with co-authors Penny Woodward and Janice Sutton.
BarterJar tea towell
Award winner
Remnants of the raffle
the Barter Table
The free table
The Barter Table
more Barter Table
Karen's sample of plants
Enjoying the presentation
Me doing the introduction
I need to learn to keep it short
More Barter Table
Lime Curd - yum yum
What a wonderful posy up for grabs
Arvo Tea
Nice hoard Loz
Pondering the prize
Orange cordial for refreshment
More Arvo tea
Wonderful Damson jelly
Proudly supported by Darebin Arts
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