The Community Currency was the brainchild of Fhyre Phoenix.
Community Currency, May 2003. Vol. 1 No. 1
The Humboldt Exchange Community Currency Directory was printed from 2003 to 2010.
Local artists created the art for the Community Currency with bills ranging from 1 dollar to 50 dollars.
An alternative social movement, the Humboldt Exchange Community Currency was born in 2003 as a grassroots effort to form an alternative market and support especially those workers earning a minimum wage.