Rachel Schneider interviewed Executive Director Susan Witt and Conference Coordinator Chris Lindstrom on the importance of developing local currencies within a community setting. In June of 2004 the Schumacher Center for New Economics convened the conference “Local Currencies in the 21st Century”at Bard College. Witt and Lindstrom’s conference report provides details of this landmark event. To see the full schedule of events and to read the workshop descriptions and speaker biographies, see the PDF of the Conference packet.
Rachel Schneider is the director of the Place Based Learning Center at Hawthorne Valley Farm.