Video: What’s Minted in Berkshire County Stays There

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From PBS NewsHour “What’s Minted in Berkshire County Stays There:  Finding Reward in Local Currency” 


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Berkshire County in Massachusetts has taken “buy local” to a whole new level by creating their own currency. The BerkShare is now accepted by some 400 businesses throughout that region. Economics correspondent Paul Solman explores advantages for both consumers and storefronts.

Read the full interview with Local Currency Program Director Alice Maggio.


Watch video.