Author: Photographs by Courtney Winston

It’s 6:30 p.m. on a crisp autumn evening, and guests begin to arrive at the Gorman family’s White Silo Farm & Winery for an authentic farm-to-table experience. Nestled in the foothills of Sherman, the original barn and silo are surrounded by 200 acres of farmland. Former dairy-farm pastures are now home to raspberries, rhubarb, blackcurrants, blackberries and grape vines.

It’s 6:30 p.m. on a crisp autumn evening, and guests begin to arrive at the Gorman family’s White Silo Farm & Winery for an authentic farm-to-table experience. Nestled in the foothills of Sherman, the original barn and silo are surrounded by 200 acres of farmland. Former dairy-farm pastures are now home to raspberries, rhubarb, blackcurrants, blackberries and grape vines.

Farkas likes a menu that has a sense of place—for the party at Flying Point, she used vegetables from her mother’s garden to create a colorful spread of crudités and appetizer salads, and flowers for the tables’ centerpieces. Her mother, Francine Farkas Sears, has always enjoyed cooking and imparted the idea to her daughter that taking the time to invite guests to a meal in your home is like offering a gift.

Farkas likes a menu that has a sense of place—for the party at Flying Point, she used vegetables from her mother’s garden to create a colorful spread of crudités and appetizer salads, and flowers for the tables’ centerpieces. Her mother, Francine Farkas Sears, has always enjoyed cooking and imparted the idea to her daughter that taking the time to invite guests to a meal in your home is like offering a gift.