SpareZucchini was created to help home gardeners, community gardens, and local food charities connect with one another and share garden resources and extra harvests. LOCAL COMMUNITY GARDENS can use the site to allow members to coordinate garden work days, or share resources. FOOD CHARITIES can ask for donations of fresh produce. HOME GARDENERS can trade and share with one another to expand their harvest to enjoy a better variety from their gardens.
How can I tell others about this?
You can share this site using Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, or Google+1. Just look for the share buttons above and click on your favorite.
How much will this cost me?
Nothing. Nada. Never. We have no advertising on the site and everything is free. We do ask that a businesses who want to join will be able to offer some donations to local charities. However at this time anyone is welcome to join and use the service.
I run a community garden. Can I use SpareZucchini?
YES! SpareZucchini can help keep your members more informed about garden events and help them share seeds, plants, or produce.
” I love the fact that i can grow as much as i want and trade for other veggies ” – Kate
” It KILLS me to see my food go to waste in my fields. I hope to change that ” – Bill
I registared but when I login it doesn’t work. What up?
Did you add any spaces to your USERNAME? No spaces are allowed in the USERNAME. The screen name can have spaces if needed.
OK so i joined. Now What?
BE SURE to add your location by clicking the 'location tab on your profile. This will add you to the map so others can find you. You can add just a zipcode if you want. Charities and other organizations can add a full address.
How do I add my location?
Once you fill out the registration page you'll be asked to answer the confirmation email sent to you. When you get to your Profile Page look for the green tab that says 'Location'. There you can click 'edit location' and add your full address or just a zipcode.
” We’ve tried to find local farmers so we could better coordinate our volunteer days with those local crops being harvested. This site is going to really help. ” – Maggie
” If you represent an organization please create a Group for them. ” – DaZucc