The Hudson Valley Current is a mighty alternative
to the almighty dollar: a local digital currency designed
to strengthen our communities and build a prosperous, just,
and sustainable new economy. Sounds good, doesn’t it?
The Hudson Valley Current is dedicated to providing education to our community and facilitating trade between local businesses in order to strengthen the local economy. We are succeeding in encouraging diverse, small-scale community enterprises that provide sustainable sources of food, housing, energy, jobs and other vital resources. In order to provide our members with a platform through which they can sell their products and services, HV Current administers a mutual credit system that uses a digital unit of exchange called the Current.
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By Andrew Bonanno An earlier version of this blog was previously posted on the Bard Center for Environmental Policy EcoReader as part of a project to chronicle the work of Bard CEP graduate students. Financing a Sustainable Future On September 21, 2014, hundreds of thousands of protesters marched down the streets of New York City, demanding that world leaders about to meet at the United Nation climate summit lay the groundwork for meaningful action to address global climate change. The dayRead More