Bartering in some form or another has been around since the beginning of civilization. The question is how do we do it?
According to Webster’s it is; verb: 1. exchange (goods or services) for other goods or services without using money. “he often bartered a meal for drawings”
synonyms: trade, swap, exchange, sell “they bartered grain for salt”
So when we “barter” what are some things that might be important? First and foremost might be to know the value of what you have to barter. Keeping this in mind, bartering water in a rainforest or sand on a beach may not be good barter items. An excellent barter item is knowledge… knowing how to do a needed skill may just set your particular skill set as a high valued commodity.
Join DJ Cooper for another episode of Surviving Dystopia. What is a barter system, the history, some of the benefits and downfalls. How to barter, what to barter, and when. Get a pen and paper ready, a list compiled from ,many sources.
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