Salt Spring Dollars is one of Canada's longest running community currencies

Features of Salt Spring Dollars

Since its’ inception in 2001, Salt Spring Dollars have gained a reputation as one of Canada’s most establised community currency systems. They are accepted by many merchants across Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, including all three grocey stores, and the local Moauts Home Hardware, among many others. Each bill is printed on high quality artistic paper, and features a local historical pioneer as well as artwork from a local artist on the reverse side. Unique security features include embedded holograms on higher denomination bills, unique serial numbers and real gold foil embossing.

Salt Spring Dollar Bill

Where to Spend your Salt Spring Dollars

Salt Spring Dollars are accepted at a majority of businesses on Salt Spring Island, including all three grocery stores (Country Grocer, Thrifty Foods and NatureWorks) as well as Moauts Home Hardware, Old Salty, Moauts Clothing. Many smaller cafes and local artisans, farmers and food vendors accept the currency at the Saturday Market. View the map of where to spend Salt Spring Dollars.

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