The cover of the August 2011 issue Minnesota Monthly, which features an article about the MPLS Swappers

People are talkin’ and writin’ about us…

You Cooked What? I’ll Trade You Granola!”, New York Times,March 11, 2011

This article about the BK Swappers and the food swap movement in general includes a brief mention of a food swap in Minneapolis, MN, as well as other locations around the country.

“The Inaugural Minneapolis Food Swap” The Heavy Table, March 22, 2011

Local website The Heavy Table published an article about the first gathering of the MPLS Swappers. Writer – and Swapper – Jason Walker included many quotes from participants, as well as shared his experience and learnings. Photographer Scott Theisen did a beautiful job of documenting the event, and the article is full of a wonderful assortment of photographs that truly capture the spirit and energy of the day.

Food Swapping”, Wine + Food Travel, June 22, 2011

Writer Anna Hewitt profiling her experiences at the June 2011 MPLS Swappers food swap.

“Host a DIY Food Swap,” Eating Well, July/August 2011

Eating Well writer Sarah Henry calls out our allergy-friendly Food Swap Bid Sheet in her article about to set up a food swap.

“Ready, Set, Swap”, Minnesota Monthly, August 2011

Writer Gregory Scott describes his experiences at a gathering of the MPLS Swappers, shares insights from swappers, and profiles founder/co-organizer Kim Christensen.

Minnesota Monthly is a magazine profiling life and culture in Minnesota, and is available for subscription by mail and at news stands across the state. Articles are also available online.

“Inside the Minneapolis Food Swap”, a video by Morgan Mercer for Minnesota Monthly

“Put Up Your Cukes”, Metro Magazine, September 2011

Twin Cities Metro magazine writer Mecca Bos spun a great story about the MPLS Swappers in the September issue. The article captures the inspiration behind and the energy of the swaps. It also features a beautiful photo of MPLS Swappers organizer Kim Christensen’s preserved goods! We were really excited about this article, and thanks to Metro for featuring us. Check it out online here or in print, on page 58 in the September issue.

“Food Swap Fever”, Today’s Diet & Nutrition, February 2012

Article outlining food swap culture and suggestions for holding your own swap. MPLS Swappers organizer Kim Christensen offers commentary.

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