New Event! Food Talks with the MPLS Swappers

It’s no secret that Mandy, A-K, and I miss seeing your beautiful faces and homemade foods each month. The absence of our food swaps creates a noticeable hole in our social life and our pantries! So, while we are working hard to determine the future of our food swaps, we have developed a new way … Continue reading

Food Swap Update and Exciting Developments

Hello food swappers! Mandy, A-K, and I hope that you are having a wonderful February and enjoying our disturbingly mild weather as much as we are. Oddly enough, I find that my desire to hole myself up in my kitchen is drastically lessened this winter. Is it because stepping outside doesn’t feel like torture? Possibly, … Continue reading

Food Swap Update

Hello, swap family! A-K, Mandy, and I hope that you enjoyed your wintery celebrations and have ushered in 2012 with joy. What a year we’ve had, huh? One year ago, I was pulling together the pieces for the first food swap in March 2011. Never in a million years did I expect that it would … Continue reading

December event cancellation and an important update

Over the last 9 months, the widespread interest in and awareness of the MPLS Swappers have allowed our food swaps to grow and our community to strengthen. Everyone involved has had the opportunity to feel empowered, excited, and passionate about producing high-quality and delicious food and sharing it with others. Apparently, awareness of our event … Continue reading

December Food Swap Registration is Open!

Registration for the December food swap is open! As usual, we will be making 40 tickets available to happy swappers. Date/Time: Sunday, December 11, 2011, 2-4 pm Location: Open Arms of Minnesota, 2500 Bloomington Avenue South, Minneapolis Registration: Registration is limited to 40 people. For more information and to register, click below!   Please register quickly, as our … Continue reading

November Food Swap Registration is Open!

WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE REGISTRATION FOR THE NOVEMBER FOOD SWAP IS OPEN! Date/Time: Saturday, November 12, 2011, 2-4 pm Location: Open Arms of Minnesota, 2500 Bloomington Avenue South, Minneapolis Registration: Registration is limited to 40 people. For more information and to register, click below! Our swaps have been filling up very quickly, so we recommend registering as … Continue reading

October food swap recap

On Sunday, October 9 the MPLS Swappers gathered for our seventh food swap. About 30 participants filled the sunny space at Open Arms of Minnesota with armloads and basketfuls of homemade food. It was a sight to behold! While half the group were veteran swappers, the other half were newbies and got a warm welcome … Continue reading

Upcoming Swap Dates and a feature in Metro magazine

Hello Swappers! Mandy, A-K and I have been a bit absent on the blog these days – our lives have been incredibly busy! We didn’t post a re-cap for our August swap, and still haven’t posted a re-cap from September, oh dear. What can we say, sometimes unexpected things in life require significant attention and … Continue reading

September Food Swap Registration is Open!

On the heels of last month’s rollicking swap at Open Arms of Minnesota, we are pleased to announce registration for the September is open!  Date/Time: Saturday, September 10, 2011, 2-4 pm Location: Open Arms of Minnesota, 2500 Bloomington Avenue South, Minneapolis Registration: Registration is limited to 40 people. For more information and to register, click below! We still … Continue reading

August 14 Food Swap Registration is Open

Registration is now open for the August 14 food swap! Registration is limited to 40 participants, a waitlist will be available, and there is  no cost to participate.  MPLS Swappers August Food Swap Sunday, August 14, 2011 2-4 pm Open Arms of Minnesota 2500 Bloomington Ave South, Minneapolis For more information and to register through … Continue reading