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Best of the Berkshires: 6 Ways to Shop Local This Holiday Season

Are you stumped by trying to please a loved one with impeccable taste who seems to have everything? Forgo the ubiquitous gift card and, instead, browse these offerings from some of the most unique entrepreneurs to be found on the East Coast.

Chocolate Springs Café
Chocolatier Joshua Needleman celebrates 15 years as one of the country’s top chocolate makers. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Needleman’s Lenox café is a quaint spot to drop in for an indulgence. Better yet, order a Berkshire collection box, which includes seasonal favorites such as Berkshire Bourbon, All-Niter, Café au Lait, and more. ($8.25-$99 depending on the number of pieces.) Read more about the other five local shops >>