BNotes will be a local currency accepted in and around Baltimore with the idea of keeping our money local. Since you get 11 BNotes for every 10 US Dollars, it is in effect a 10% discount everywhere you shop.
The first neighborhood targeted for BNotes is Hampden. Since my office in Mt. Washington Village is 5 minutes from Hampden, I figured I would step-up and participate.
More information available at: http://baltimoregreencurrency.org/
“Maryland Morning” on WYPR 88.1 did a recent segment:
According to the comments on the Maryland Morning blog, there is legislation pending to force non-profits in Baltimore City to pay their employees a portion of their salary in BNotes. Really? Wow.
BNotes from Hampden (and everywhere else) welcome, Hon.