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Berkshares

Berkshire County, Massachusetts


In the season two premiere we head to rural Berkshire County, where the coalescence of agriculture, city weekenders, and a regional currency helped create and spread the farm-to-table movement.



Written by: Josh Hallmark

Researched by: Josh Hallmark

Produced by: Josh Hallmark

Edited by: Josh Hallmark

 

People Featured:


ALICE MAGGIO: Alice is the Local Currency Program Director at the Schumacher Center for New Economics, where she is further developing Berkshire County’s own local currency, BerkShares.


ABBY WEBSTER & ANDY PRUHENSKI: Abby and Andy are Berkshires natives and own and operate a housewares store in downtown Great Barrington, One Mercantile. www.sett.onemercantile.com

 

Music by:

• Dave Depper

• Keshco

• Podington Bear

• Zachary Wilson


Music courtesy of Free Music Archive


 

Topics: Berkshire County, Massachusetts, Great Barrington, Berkshares, Local Currency, Regional Currency, Farm-to-table


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