Festival elevates the status of a spring crop with deep roots

Festival elevates the status of a spring crop with deep roots

LENOX — For many New Englanders, rhubarb is often considered synonymous with springtime. When the stalky plant reaches the surface and unfurls its substantial leaves by May or June, it’s not only a sign that spring has sprung, it’s also time for pies and jams. But the vegetable — and yes, despite the manner at […]