Life In the Berkshires

BOB GRAY: February hunt

Wednesday, Feb 22 - In the field, my friends and I leaned into a cutting, northwest wind, looking all the while like stressed tree-line pines.

BerkShares Business of the Month: Indian Line Farm

Saturday, Feb 18 - “Community Supported Agriculture is a relationship between farmers and consumers. It is sharing the risk and also sharing the bounty... the term was literally coined in my dining room in 1986.” -- Elizabeth Keen, owner of Indian Line Farm in South Egremont, Massachusetts

CONNECTIONS: The Berkshire hotel stampede

Tuesday, Feb 14 - There is more money available at better rates for new builds. Tax deductions for depreciation help carry the new hotel even when it is not profitable. Spreading loss over a chain of hotels, some very profitable, may also be a benefit.