Really Really Free Market! Info & history… here & elsewhere!

Every 2nd Sunday of the month! ¡Tianguis Realmente Gratuito! Todo es gratis - Really Really Free Market (RRFM) - 11am-2pm. No money. No trades. Everything is free. At SubRosa / the Hub - 703 Pacific Ave- Santa Cruz, CA 

This gathering is not about the "stuff" we give and take, but more about how we can freely give and receive from each other.

¡Todo gratis! No intercambio de dinero, no negocios, no trueques. Trae lo que gustes, toma lo que necesites. Este mercado gratuito es basado en una economía de regalar. 

More info about the Santa Cruz RRFM  - https://instagram.com/rrfm_sc 

Here is a selection of articles written by others about the Santa Cruz Really Really Free Market 

-Article from City on a Hill press, student run news source at UCSC from 2016 

https://www.cityonahillpress.com/2016/01/21/sharing-trinkets-and-fighting-capitalism/

-Article in local paper about the Really Really Free Market from 2018

https://www.santacruzsentinel.com/2018/01/06/visitors-rally-at-really-really-free-market-in-downtown-santa-cruz/

-And another brief article from local news from 2018

 https://kion546.com/news/2018/01/11/really-free-market-held-each-month-in-santa-cruz/ 


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There’s no such thing as a free lunch under capitalism—for anarchists, there’s no other kind.” - lots of great information about hosting your own RRFM - at link to article below from Crimethinc.

Disambiguation: According to the capitalist lexicon, the “Free Market” is the economic system in which prices are determined by unrestricted competition between privately owned businesses. Any sensible person can recognize immediately that neither human beings nor resources are free in such a system; hence, a “Really Really Free Market” is a market that operates according to gift economics, in which nothing is for sale and the only rule is share and share alike. 

https://crimethinc.com/2007/10/27/the-really-really-free-market-instituting-the-gift-economy  

***The Really Really Free Market happens at SubRosa: a community space, 703 Pacific Avenue in downtown Santa Cruz, Ca. - which is a part of the Hub Community Center. SubRosa is a space to meet people, share resources and ideas, challenge our assumptions and act on our passions. http://www.subrosaproject.org/ and https://www.facebook.com/subrosaproject and https://instagram.com/subrosa_space

The Santa Cruz Hub for Sustainable Living includes a constellation of projects that support skill-sharing, appropriate re/use of resources, and interconnected, creative communities - since 1994! More about The Hub at http://www.santacruzhub.org/  and https://www.instagram.com/santacruzhub/ 


More info to come!

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