Penny Forward Podcast Episode: The Gift Economy: Where Giving and Receiving Become Acts of Kindness and Community

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24 hours


Aug 29th

This podcast episode focuses on the Buy Nothing group on Facebook, where people can give away and ask for items they no longer need. Chris and Kelly Peterson share their experiences with the group, discussing the benefits of participating, such as saving money and building a sense of community. They also mention the importance of clear descriptions and photos when browsing items. The episode touches on the controversy surrounding the Buy Nothing project’s association with Facebook and mentions other similar groups like Freecycle. Additionally, Kelly talks about the types of items she has seen people give away in the group.

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