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FAQ: Can I donate to Non-Profits using the Marketplace?

  Yes! You can donate your earned Trade Dollars to a non-profit via the Marketplace. We’re often looking to be generous with causes close to our hearts even if our cash budget doesn’t match our intentions. A donation of Trade Dollars to a non-profit of your choice can allow them […]

Holiday Purchases for Staff & Customers

A smart way to use the Marketplace is to make your budget go further by purchasing year end appreciation and holiday gifts with your Trade Dollars. Examples of purchases made by other local businesses: Gift Certificates to local restaurants and retail stores Embroidered shirts + hats with your company logo […]

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 […]