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New in 2014 – the BNote Second Series!

Who will be featured on the new denominations of Baltimore’s local currency? We’ve been gathering your suggestions and votes, and decision-time is getting close. Send us your thoughts via our contact page or on the Facebook Group as soon as you can. We’ll be reaching out to our core supporters soon, to help us make [...]

Film Screening: Money & Life

Join us at the Creative Alliance on Thurs, November 21 at 7:30 pm for a screening of Money & Life, a documentary that examines the economic crisis not as a disaster but as a tremendous opportunity for positive change. See more event details This cinematic odyssey takes us on a journey from the origins of [...]

Help build your local economy!

Help the Baltimore Green Currency Association create a new economic reality for Baltimore! We know you’re ready to see this vision come to fruition, and we can’t do it without you. This is our local money. Let’s make it work for us. Donate//

New Spring 2013 BNote Business Directories!

Downloadable pdfs to view or print – find out where to get and spend BNotes all across Baltimore:                   With over 200 businesses accepting and using BNotes, it’s easy to support your local economy every day.  Friends don’t let friends go to Seattle coffee chains or faux-Italian [...]

BNote at EcoFest

Find us at EcoFest on Saturday, April 27 from 11:30 am to 5:00 pm at Druid Hill Park. Meet our volunteers, hear what we have been up to, and exchange your bucks for BNotes. Learn more about EcoFest

Baltimore is Fixing the Future

Thank you! Baltimore’s screening of Fixing the Future at the Creative Alliance on November 8th was a huge success! Check out the event write-up in the Indypendent Reader It was great to see shots of Baltimore and our local businesses on the big screen! Before the film, an amazing spread of refreshments was provided by [...]

Film Screening: Fixing the Future

WHEN: Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 7:00 – 10:00 pm WHERE: Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224 TICKETS: $10 Admission Purchase tickets online Tickets and info: info@creativealliance.org or 410-276-1651 Tickets can also be purchased at the Creative Alliance front desk in advance: 3134 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224 Join us [...]

In Memoriam: BGCA Director Paul Pojman

In early morning September 20, 2012, BGCA lost dear friend and Director Paul Pojman to lung cancer. His vision, guidance and friendship will be dearly missed by our entire team, other groups who worked with him, his family, friends, as well as his students and colleagues at Towson University. Paul’s demonstrated commitment to living out [...]

BNote Get Down Raffle Contest Winners

Thanks to everyone who came out for the first BNote Get Down! We had a great time at 2640, and who knew a chocolate stout ice cream float could be so delicious? Our winning raffle numbers were: $20 gift certificate from Avenue Antiques – 383109 Free customized pet tag from Pet Tag Creations – 383047 [...]

Building Local Wealth with the BNote

          A recent study in Grand Rapids, Michigan has produced some incredible figures on the enormous power of local purchasing. The key finding: A modest change in consumer behavior – a mere 10 percent shift in market share to independent businesses from chain stores – would result in 1,600 new jobs, [...]