Vancouver’s Open Money Community

This article is reposted with permission from Jordan Bober who is spearheading getting Vancouver’s own community currency going! The Dunbar Dollar is the first step in this project. Another fun idea for a way to show your support for the #Occupy Vancouver movement is to posted here.

The Dunbar Dollar

Yes, it is time once again to pick up the effort to implement our first community currency in Dunbar! I have been preparing for these renewed efforts by experimenting with new, more effective ways to communicate what community currency is and how it works, and you can already see some of fruits of these labours on, with more to come soon. The recent additions to the website include:

Vancouver Community Gardens I

Vancouver Community Gardens I

Vancouver City Council passed a motion in 2006 to encourage 2,010 new gardens by 2010. Now there are more than 40 community or resident-shared gardens with more than 1,700 garden plots and more on the way. There is a great brochure that the City of Vancouver has put out with a good map that shows gr ...