Discover a New Way of Connecting: Welcome to OpenTrade

OpenTrade isn’t just a platform; it’s a revolution in how we approach transactions. We believe that every exchange should enhance lives, support local economies, and strengthen community ties. Here’s how we’re changing the game:

  • A Community-Centric Marketplace: OpenTrade transcends traditional consumer-merchant dynamics. Here, every transaction is an opportunity to positively impact someone’s life. Whether you’re buying, selling, bartering, trading, or giving, you’re part of a larger mission to do better by your community.
  • Diverse Transactional Experiences: Our platform accommodates various ways of connecting. You can buy a handcrafted piece, trade items you no longer need, offer services in a barter system, sell your unique creations, or even give away items to those who need them most.
  • Personalized and Local: We match you with offers and needs within your community, ensuring that every transaction is relevant and beneficial. This personalized touch not only fosters local economic growth but also builds stronger community bonds.
  • Free, Open, and Inclusive: OpenTrade is committed to being accessible to everyone. As a free and open-source platform, there are no hidden fees or costs – just pure, community-driven exchanges.
  • Community-Benefiting Offers: Businesses and individuals on OpenTrade are encouraged to list offers that provide community benefits. From wellness products and services, donating profits to local causes, to exclusive community deals and giveaways, every listing aims to contribute something meaningful.
  • The Power of Dual Roles: On OpenTrade, you’re not limited to a single role. Today, you might be a buyer seeking a unique local craft, and tomorrow, a giver, offering surplus goods to those in need. This fluidity enhances the richness of the community experience.

Dive into a world where transactions aren’t just about exchanging goods, but about building a world where community, sustainability, and mutual support are at the heart of every interaction.

OpenTrade – Where Every Exchange Strengthens Our Community.


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Who Are We?

We are many, and we represent all. We are the teachers and the bakers, the local grocer and the small homestead farm that meets at the farmers market each week. We are your neighbors. We are your community.

Robert Kuntz
OpenTree Founder