Mas [mas] nm - Country house or farm in the south of France, usually made of stone.

In the Old French still in use in Provence, a mas is a stone farmhouse or a small farming estate. Uniquely, all the products that nourish a mas are grown on the mas. We feel this is a very sensible way for humans to live on the earth. There is very little waste in a estate such as this and prosperity is measured by having enough to eat. Though we are located in the heart of Greenwich Village, we seek seasonal ingredients from small organic sustainable farming operation in the countryside surrounding New York City, using this circle of gardens, some of the finest farmland in the world, to form our "estate"