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The Hillside Produce Cooperative is a community of neighbors who –

would like to promote: 

  • Neighborhood cohesion
  • Sharing
  • Cooking delicious dishes using the freshest and most local food
  • Spending time outside
  • Walking
  • Getting to know each other a little
  • Generosity
  • A moneyless, dibs-less system. Free means free

and would like to eliminate: 

  • Waste
  • Over-ripe fruit rotting and rolling down the hill
  • Gas used to go to and from the market
  • Diesel fuel used to truck and fly in produce from other countries
  • Plastic bags used to carry produce home
  • Pesticides and preservatives
  • Money spent for food unnecessarily

All of our swaps are located in North East Los Angeles, CA.  

To join, please email freefood@hillsideproducecooperative.org

For additional information about our swaps and to interact with our community, join our Facebook Group!