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Baltimore Guide article on BGCA and the BNote

“Chris Ryer of Southeast CDC in Highlandtown says that in general, he thinks local currency is a good idea. He thinks Highlandtown would be a better rollout point than Hampden, being well-balanced with a number of small local merchants, and filled with a population that likes to use those businesses, such as the thrift stores, […]

Calling Baltimore Artists – Design Your New Currency

What do you want on your money?  A stately Baltimore skyline, or a brilliant, geometric crab?  The Constellation, or a flock of orioles in the shape of Edgar Allen Poe?  Sharks with jetpacks, flying down Fayette Street?  It’s your currency, so get your drawing or pixel-pushing hat on and work up a design that you […]

Community Meeting on Oct. 4th at breathe books

The BNote buzz keeps growing — but what’s up with the new Baltimore currency, and how will it help to use it? Part of Baltimore Green Currency’s mission is to establish an alternative economy that will strengthen local business, create jobs, and ultimately, provide economic opportunity to communities facing poverty and the dire effects of […]

Hampdenfest Pics!

See the creative BNote designs from our live drawing table on The Fridge too! banner prep some last-minute decoration Show/hide more pictures from HampdenFest hard at work! color selection – it’s a tough decision… Jill at the table juggling practice kids investigate the ambush proud (and cute) artist shows her work sprucing up the tree […]

Hampdenfest 2010

We were thrilled to have such great weather for Hampdenfest yesterday, and the level of interest in the BNote was very high. Talking with everyone who stopped by to learn more and to offer suggestions gave us even more to work with as we finalize the system details, and we had a lot of interest […]

New Press!

Two Baltimore-area newspapers have published articles recently on the BNote and Baltimore Green: Local Currency Set to Debut in Baltimore, in the Afro-American Hampden might use BNote as local form of cash, in the Messenger

Hey Now

This is new home of the Baltimore Green Currency Association.  Check back for more details on our plans for Hampdenfest on September 11th, including live drawing and the kickoff of our BNote design contest!