The coronavirus pandemic has brought back the bartering system as neighbors are offering to trade necessities for items they can’t buy in stores like toilet paper and hand sanitizer. “I made a pie for someone else and they gave me eggs,” said Micaela Rios. Rios is a member of the private Positively Downey Facebook group, which brought bartering back...
Families are trading diapers for spaghetti, after coronavirus panic caused residents to buy up more than they need at stores. As seen on the NBC4 News March 20, 2020.