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BNote Officially Launched at Localize It! First Day Circulation Hits BN2470; BNote#1002 Presented to Mayor Rawlings-Blake

The Baltimore Green Currency Association kicked off official BNote exchange yesterday just before Noon at “Localize It!”, their joint event with the Baltimore Free Farm. In a street festival atmosphere, amid Free Farm tours and workshops, acoustic music, and a “Chilibrew” chili and beer judging extravaganza, people lined up to exchange their dollars for BNotes […]

BNote Launch Weekend is Here!

Yes, in only a few short days, you will be able to get some BNotes of your very own! Come out to our launch weekend events: April 16th at EcoFest in Druid Hill Park, from Noon to 5pm April 17th at Localize It! in the 3500 block of Ash Street in Hampden, from Noon to […]

Reserve Your BNotes Today

Visit the BNote Pre-Exchange page in our online gallery, to reserve your BNotes for pickup at our launch events, April 16th and 17th!

Kickstarter Fundraiser Reaches Goal! BNote Pre-Exchange To Begin This Weekend

Over 40 local artists and art-lovers braved last night’s storms, joining us in Pigtown at Gallery 788 and neighboring companion Gallery 21G, to take part in our BNote Art Auction and Dance Party. Works donated by many prominent local artists were auctioned off, and over $1700 was raised to help get the BNote printed and […]

Art Auction and Dance Party Benefit – This Thursday, March 10!

Come out to Gallery 788 on Thursday, March 10 to bid on some great local art, do some dirty or demure dancing, and help print the BNote, Baltimore’s new local currency! *** $5 Suggested Donation *** Art Preview 6pm to 8pm *** Art Auction 8pm to 9pm *** Dancing 9pm on *** The BNote will […]

BNote Designs Revealed!

This morning, we revealed the final designs for the 2011 BNotes! Two local TV stations and web media were present, and the response has been overwhelmingly positive. The designer, Richard Winchell, spoke about the design process, and we showcased our cross-promotion agreement with Clean Currents, a provider of clean, wind-generated energy. The momentum continues to […]

Help Us Print the First Series of BNotes!

It’s ON – we’re raising money for the first print run of the BNote! Go to our Kickstarter page right now and help fund our campaign! There are great rewards at the various pledge levels, including framed BNote sets (some signed by the artist!) and awesome contributions by the Green Currency planning team. Step up […]

Baltimore Hits the BNote

Baltimore media have discovered the BNote, with a number of stories out this week – in print, on local TV news, and on the radio. In the wake of our successful community potluck this past Sunday in Hampden, we are beginning to capture the attention and imagination of the city at large. Some of the […]

BNote Valentine’s Potluck and Community Meeting on Feb. 20

How can a local currency help show love to our businesses and community? Come share some wonderful dishes and join the discussion! The BNote will be circulating this April, helping to support local, independent business and increase the resilience and sustainability of Baltimore’s communities. You can participate in the planning for the BNote rollout and […]

BGCA on WYPR’s Maryland Morning

Executive Director of Baltimore Green Currency, Jeff Dicken, appeared on WYPR’s Maryland Morning program this past Monday, along with Susan Witt of the Berkshares project. “It was an honor to be interviewed with Susan,” said Jeff, “since she’s the founder of one of the most visible complimentary currencies out there.” Berkshares, started in 2006 in […]