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Berkshire owns shares in several health care companies, together with massive prescribed drugs like Merck , Johnson & Johnson and Bristol-Myers Squibb , as well as dialysis large DaVita . “Our prices are more than twice these of the developed world without justification by higher outcomes,” he stated. “We will invest in healthcare innovation and different approaches to improve the health and well-being of our workers and handle this critical nationwide concern. More particulars might be shared as we progress,” he added. Haven, the joint venture of three of the largest companies in America — Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A, BRK-B), Amazon and JPMorgan Chase — once threatened to disrupt the health care system of the U.S.

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Volunteer Marianne Bailey peels the rind off of a wheel of Maggie’s Round cheese that was donated by Cricket Creek Farm, a local partner, at The Berkshire Food Project in North Adams in March. Cricket Creek is a local farm that does business with Berkshire Food Co-op and Wild Oats.

How do you spell sustainability? (Hint: There’s lots of vowels.)

Wild Oats and Berkshire Food Co-op seem to have it figured out.

They know — from their checkouts to their boardrooms — sustainability is not just a long word in their mission statements. It’s lived daily.

Head into either store in Northern and Southern Berkshire, and you’ll find two human- and ecologically-minded and member-owned nonprofit businesses steeped in sustaining their communities.


A close-up photo of a new bulk item at Wild Oats, Very Berry Mix, which comes from a local company called Tierra Farm in New York.

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