EXCERPT FROM BERKSHARES: “Dubbed a “great economic experiment” by The New York Times, BerkShares are a local currency for the Berkshire region of Massachusetts. Federal currency is exchanged for BerkShares at sixteen branch offices of four local banks and spent at more than 400 locally owned participating businesses. The circulation of BerkShares encourages money to remain within the region, building a greater affinity between the local business community and its citizens. BerkShares serve as a tool for community economic empowerment and development toward regional self-reliance.”
The principal office of the corporation is located in South Egremont, Massachusetts. READ MORE ABOUT BERKSHARES

EVENTSCaroline Alexander