WellesleyWeston Magazine

WINTER 2012/2013

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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gastronomy table with a view culinary delights restaurants local cuisine dining out cuisine in good taste Land's Sake Supper Club A Unique Small Town Tradition NAZ SIOSHANSI writer "It is delightful to gather with a community of friends and new acquaintances in the historic Josiah Smith Tavern on the green in the center of Weston. Tonight, we will enjoy a meal pre- pared with the freshest, most local produce possible, crafted into a fascinating meal by a gifted chef." —Welcome toast by John Marchiony at Land's Sake Farm Supper Club approximatelyfour years ago, Grey Lee, the then executive director of Land's Sake, paired up with his childhood friend, Sam Hunt, a chef at 15 Walnut in Hamilton to create the Supper Club. Their goal was threefold: to bring the community together, to highlight Sam's skills as a chef, and to introduce people to the farm and the farm's produce. They secured permission to host the din- ner at the historic Josiah Smith Tavern in Weston Center, which adds to the pastoral ambience of the event. Diners are welcomed to the main room of the Tavern and are seated family style at a long, rectangular table. The table is laden with Mason jars full of farm flowers and each diner is assigned a seat based on registra- tion. Occasionally, each diner is sent home with a small gift from the farm, whether it is a 170 WellesleyWeston Magazine | winter 2012/2013 COURTESY OF JOHN MARCHIONY

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