Life

Barter, trade and borrow

Places and people all over Halifax are finding new ways to add value to their lives without spending money.

Haligonians can barter, trade and borrow their way to a winter adventure, cooking lesson, or new furniture. From snowshoes to skates, cooking and art classes, tents, camping stoves, hammers and drills — Halifax is bursting with businesses and programs making it easier to share skills and stuff.

Here’s an interactive map of locations in HRM where you can borrow equipment for free:

This piece was part of the Signal radio workshop show. Listen to the full show here:

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