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The Really Really Free Market

So we're visiting San Francisco and checking out the local economic alternatives. Unfortunately we won't be here for the last Saturday of the month, when the San Francisco Really Really Free Market (RRFM) is held outside in gorgeous Dolores Park.

Over the past couple years a number of strong Really Really Free Markets have developed around the US. The basis for these markets is the belief that our interpersnal exchanges can and should be based on community development and improving our collective lives, not individual profit. From the San Francisco RRFM's website: "As a community we have many more resources than we do as individuals. If we share our resources we won't need to buy as many new ones. This uses fewer of the Earth's resources, and fewer of our working hours, leaving us more time to devote to ourselves and our communities."

For more information on the San Francisco RRFM go here and for more general info on RRFMs, go here.

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