Help us bring more trading partners to you by telling your gardening friends about the opportunity to trade produce in your gardening community!
Send your fellow gardeners our link and like us on facebook.
In order to contact a member about an item, you must first be a registered member. After you register and log in you can go the the "Compose Msgs" tab and send a message to another member, using their user name. You can also click on the orange "Send Message" icon shown next to a users listing or wish, or start a live chat if they are online.
When bagging your produce please recycle! Please re-use plastic or paper bags, even clean produce bags that you have received from the grocery store. Use whatever bag seems best for the size and type of produce that you are trading.
You may print out labels from our "print logo" page to stick on the bags. Our "print logo" page is compatible with Avery labels 5164 and 3M labels 3200-U. You can also print out the labels on plain paper, cut them out and tape them to the bags.
lemonsforlimes.com is a platform for you to trade with your gardening friends. Invite three or four of you gardening friends to join to and trade with you. Encourage them to invite three or four of their gardening friends. Soon you will have many trading opportunities in your area.
Some times of the year it will be too warm to trade delicate produce. Please keep this in mind. It is important to have good quality fresh produce for your gardening neighbors. You may also choose to put your trading produce in a cooler on your porch marked "lemonsforlimes trades" with a gel pack inside made for refrigerated items.
A membership is only $ 5.95 a year. For your convenience you membership will automatically renew until you cancel it so that you don't lose the points you have accumulated. One dollar of each yearly membership goes to drill wells in communities that are in desperate need of clean water.
5 points are given with the initial membership just to get you started trading. Lemons for Limes is a produce exchange. It benefits everyone not to pay for produce, so you can give away produce to accumulate points, but you cannot purchase points. However there is no limit to the amount of trade transactions you can make with your membership. If you have a small space to garden google "small spaces gardening". You will be surprised how much produce you can grow for your family, and to trade!
In order to create a listing, you must first be a registered user. After you register and log in, go the the "List Produce" tab, select a category and fill in the rest of the fields. Be sure to read the additional copy below the "Add Item" button, before you click on the "Add Item" button.