Come celebrate the holidays with us! – Dec 9

Holiday Party and Barter Fair
Dec 9th, 4pm to 6pm
Sunset Hill Community Association Clubhouse, 3003 NW 66th St

barter fair 2013Sustainable Ballard is celebrating the Holidays with our 13th Annual Holiday Party and Barter Fair on Sunday, December 9.  Thanks to a very generous sponsorship by the Sunset Hill Community Association, this year’s party will be at the SHCA Clubhouse, upper floor.

Come partake of appetizers and drinks, as we ring in the holidays while bartering with and enjoying time with our neighbors.  We will be entertained with live music.

Enjoy the event for a suggested donation of $5.

holiday party 4Funds raised at the event will support Sustainable Ballard.  We are a local 501(c)(3) dedicated to educating, inspiring, and engaging Ballard neighbors to take action to live more sustainably both individually and collectively. Our vision is an inclusive, joyful, sustainable community co-creating a world for this and future generations where eco-systems are healthy and peace is inevitable. This vision includes supporting and sustaining the local character of the businesses in the neighborhood.

The party also features a Holiday Barter Fair – a relaxing and enjoyable alternative to the more commercial holiday gift buying experience.  What do you have to offer?  For ease of trading, items should be have a $5-10 or $15-20 value.  Bigger items or services can be traded for multiples of the lower value party 6

In past years, barter items have included:

  • hand-crafted scarves, hats and aprons
  • homemade holiday decorations, swags, candles
  • home-grown or foraged produce
  • home-made jams, truffles, dried fruit, granola, sauerkraut, beer and other delectable goodies
  • services such as yoga classes, sailboat cruises, refrigerator deep clean, massage and more

Thank you to our sponsors and donors, including Sunset Hill Community Association, Copine, Stoup Brewing, and New Seasons Market.

*Bartering will begin at 4:30 pm.  Please arrive early for the best bartering experience.