Christopher Alexander of Clark Elementary School tries a bite of Swiss chard while classmate Ladanian Wells looks on. The greens came from his school’s garden and were prepared by Mas chef Tomas Rahal. Photo: Annalee Grant

Mas chef teams up with Schoolyard Garden program

It isn’t often that fresh gourmet dishes served up by Tomas Rahal, chef and owner of Mas, are received with choruses of “ewws” and “yucks.” Rahal took it all in stride on July 16 when Grade 2 and 3 students from Clark Elementary School’s Summer School Science Enrichment Program visited his Belmont restaurant for a […]

Spring greens can have a second coming in the autumn with some careful planning. File photo.

Green Scene: The forward-thinking garden

Even though summer temperatures have finally climbed to average and above-average highs, it’s definitely time to think about what to plant for the lovely fall growing season. If you haven’t planted a fall garden before, let me review why it’s awesome: Cooler temperatures support the growth of our favorite spring veggies, so if you didn’t […]