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Local Economy Conference walks the talk: VBSR Marketplace Sponsoring Localize It Conference, Oct 21-22

The VBSR Marketplace is proud to be an event sponsor of the 2017 Localize It Conference in South Royalton, VT on Oct 21-22. Produced by BALE (Building a Local Economy), this event is a “two-day solutions focused gathering for leaders and community members engaged in accelerating a localizing movement in […]

What do Sardinia and Vermont Have in Common?

Hint: It’s more than cheese! You may know that both are famous for cheese (pecorino romano and cheddar, respectively) and that both are great tourist destinations. But did you know that they both have their own virtual currencies? Sardex (as in Sardinia Exchange) operates a network of 3000+ businesses doing […]

FAQ: What Can I Buy In The Marketplace?

The most frequent question we get after explaining the Marketplace is “…well, what can I buy with Trade Dollars?”. The good news is that you can now view offers before login. We have great offers from great Vermont businesses who would like to have you as a customer! View Marketplace […]

Press Release: Innovative Program Expands to Help Grow Local Economy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 18, 2017 Media Contact: Amy Kirschner VBSR Marketplace Program (802) 399-4210 amy@vbsrmarket.com Russ Elek Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility Communication and Membership Manager (802) 862-8347 russe@vbsr.org VBSR Partners with Vermont Resilience Lab and Vermont Fresh Network to Promote Farm to Plate Businesses -Innovative Program Expands to […]

FAQ: How to Write an Offer that will Get You New Customers

One of the most frequent questions we get is “How do  I write up my offer?”.  There are two things to keep in mind: pricing and the template. PRICING: The main difference between your current business and the new business you get in the Marketplace is just, THE PRICE.  When […]