Building the New Economy

Press Release: Sarapis Foundation Partners with Vermont Resilience Lab to Relaunch Open Source Project

News Release – Sarapis Foundation 2.21.18   Sarapis Foundation Partners with Vermont Resilience Lab to Relaunch Open Source Project -Innovative Program Expands to Help Grow Local and Cooperative Economies. Builds Code for Cooperation.-   New York, NY – The Sarapis Foundation is pleased to announce their newest collaboration, the expansion […]

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 […]

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 Russ Elek Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility Communication and Membership Manager (802) 862-8347 VBSR Partners with Vermont Resilience Lab and Vermont Fresh Network to Promote Farm to Plate Businesses -Innovative Program Expands to […]