School Bells

For many of us, it’s back to school time. Maybe you’re sending you child off to kindergarten. Or you son off to college in another state. Or maybe your daughter is starting her freshman year in high school. Perhaps you don’t have any children and the back to school rush doesn’t…

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Bring the Kids to the August Meet & Eat

Yep, that’s right, bring your children (or teens) to the Meet & Eat on Sunday, August 2, 2015 at the Danby Town Hall, 1830 Danby Road, in Ithaca, from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Please bring utensils and plates; a side dish or dessert to share (show us your talents…

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Stand Out!

If you’re a member of Tompkins Time Trades, you stand out in the crowd!!! You also are unique. You also are a forward-thinking, happy person. You also like to be an outside the box type of thinking person. You might be married, partnered, or single, with or without children. But…

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Don’t Say No to the July Meet & Eat

Say yes and join us a the upcoming Meet & Eat on Sunday, July 12, 2015 from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm at the Dryden Community Center Cafe at 1 West Main St., in Dryden. Bring a dish or dessert to share, your own plates, bowls, utensils, etc., and the gift of…

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What We’re all About?

Tompkins Time Traders: A service exchange or time bank is a network of individual, organizational and business “members” that provide services, track and bank their hours and then spend those hours to get their own needs met. A service exchange is NOT a barter network, since nothing is “exchanged.” One…

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DIY: Here’s How

You’re going to learn something new. Now, don’t run off. This is relatively easy. If you do a first-time trade with another Tompkins Time Trades member, you get an one hour trade incentive. Yes, that’s correct. Isn’t that groovy? This is an incentive to encourage members of Tompkins Time Traders…

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Global Sharing Week

Remember what you learned in kindergarten: share. Well, here’s a GREAT opportunity to do exactly this. This week is Global Sharing Week.  Check it out now. See the many ways you can do your part to help others know about the wonderful world of the sharing economy. So get out there…

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Global Sharing Week

Hey Traders, it’s Global Sharing Week! Following the success of Global Sharing Day which reached over 100 million people globally, we bring you… the first ever Global Sharing Week!! Global Sharing Week is the world’s largest mass engagement campaign helping millions of people to discover the Sharing Economy.   Global…

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Bring a Friend to the June Meet & Eat

I know you have lots of friends, cousins, best friends, acquaintances, co-workers, neighbors, relatives, and church members. So yes, it will be hard to choose just ONE of them to bring with you to the Tompkins Time Traders upcoming Group Orientation and Meet & Eat on Sunday, June 7 at…

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The Monoculture of Money

Here’s a great video about time banking and the monoculture that is our financial system today.  Gwen Hallsmith of Central Vermont Time Bank talks about the issues of having only “one kind of money”. INHABIT – DIGGING DEEPER : Gwen Hallsmith Time Banking from Costa on Vimeo.

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