Eleanor's Green Mountain Cheese came to barter its Grafton Village and Pine River cheeses and spreads.
Bartering has helped the business conserve cash, owner Nick Porriello said. Sales have taken a hit this year. "My supermarkets are promoting the cheese at a lower price," he said. "People are looking for bargains."
Through barter, the one-year-old cheese distribution business was able to trade its cheese for meals, car batteries and services like oil changes.
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