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The North Amherst Community Farm Board of Directors is pleased to be able to support the Common Good Project, which is a local effort to promote a Common Good Economy—a democratic, community-centered financial system the puts people and planet first, so that everyone has enough to eat, a home, healthcare, satisfying work, and a livable world.
The Common Good payment card which may be used at Simple Gifts farmstand generates funds for our community’s projects every time you use it. Members decide together what to fund. It’s easy to use, easy to accept as payment. And there are no fees for either the buyer or the businesses.
Here’s how it works:
- Open an account online at CommonGood.earth
- Put some money in it.
- Use your card for purchases at Simple Gifts and a growing number of participating businesses.
Like a bank, our community can invest money held in the accounts. Unlike a bank (more…)