The penthouse patio on the eighth floor of McCormick Hall’s east tower has one of the best views of the Boston skyline on campus, but until last year it was a drab, underused deck. Now, it’s part farm, part high-altitude oasis thanks to two of the community’s Graduate Resident Tutors (GRT).
Bridget Wall began a garden on the McCormick rooftop last year, and this year she and fellow GRT Melinda Hale are inviting McCormick residents to enjoy the newly refreshed space. While the height of the growing season is during the summer when most residents are away, the pair welcomes McCormick students to enjoy and discuss the garden during school-year study breaks. Continue reading the article. Photo: Tom Gearty