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Barter, trade and borrow

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

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caption There are tons of places to rent gear around the city for free - learn more in our full show.
Caora McKenna

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:

Catch the regular broadcast of The Signal Radio Show every Friday at 11:00 a.m. on CKDU.

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