"Morning Edition" on National Public Radio ran a segment this morning on Ithaca's local currency, Ithaca Hours.
"Ithaca, N.Y. Forms Currency For Local Use" is the title of the segment. The reporter visits Small World Music, Autumn Leaves Books, and Littletree Orchard's booth at the Farmers Market, all of which accept Hours, and Starbucks, which doesn't.
You can hear it by visiting http://www.npr.org/. Find out more about Hours by visiting http://www.ithacahours.org/.
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