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Why We Need Alternative Currencies by Gwendolyn Hallsmith

Time bank, care bank and food currencies in Vermont… In less than 6 minutes, a good explanation of the incentives and systems and an inspirational example of a polyculture of exchange. Advertisements

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Community Timebank in Oxfordshire: tips received from other initiatives

This could be inspiring in the exploration of polycultures: http://solocal.info/ 11/04/12 “A timebank is just starting among an ethnic community in Oxford. And a system is underway in an Oxfordshire village where the neighbours log their needs and offers to support each … Continue reading

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Cultivating a polyculture of exchange

Originally posted on an oak tree in the garden:
Talking (and writing) about money is an interesting thing. It’s almost always done in relation to its scarcity (“I’d love to (fill in awesome activity), but I can’t really afford to…

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