September 2020

BerkShares in the Time of COVID

The small business owners of the Berkshires are my heroes. They have adjusted to the restrictions of COVID; they are meeting the economic challenges brought on by the pandemic with good spirits. I want to support them with the same good spirit and enthusiasm, letting them know the Berkshires are a better place because they are here. A payment in BerkShares means they are not sending off hard-won funds to a distant credit card corporation. A payment in BerkShares means I’m committed to keeping money local for the long run.

When I order takeout from nearby Swiss Hütte or John Andrews, I place my BerkShares payment in a clean envelope and leave it at the table where I collect the bag with my name on it--masked, of course.

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 2:15pm