Real Wedding: Lora + Joe’s Goat Farm Wedding

There are so many fun elements to this wedding! I love that Lora + Joe are both super committed to buying, eating and living locally – and this was featured in each + every aspect of their wedding. They actually live + work on the amazing goat farm where they got married – The Inn at Celebrity Dairy! All of their flowers were purchased at local farms and all their amazing food was also local. Lora’s dress was a vintage Oscar de la Renta that she purchased used online. Joe’s suit was custom-made through a tailor they found on Etsy (AJ Machete & Sons). Joe’s sister designed the amazing invitations + programs herself. And there were lots of super cute word flags all over the ceremony + reception that were a surprise gift from a friend who also owns her own etsy shop. Most of the decorations were handmade or repurposed objects found on the farm and those that weren’t were found in local antique markets. Lora + Joe tried to use as many used and recycled things as they could and when they did buy new, they made sure to buy from independent artists. Thanks so much to (once like a spark) photography for sending this wedding my way!

for like ever banner

wedding programs as fans

lo boheme in hair

outdoor wedding

wedding wooden signs

bride and groom with goats

for like ever wedding banner

bride and groom photos

once upon a spark photography

i love you so banner

wedding menu local food

banners wedding

kids with goats

pie contest wedding

wedding pie

The wedding cake was an Apple Stack Cake with buttercream icing made by a local cake vendor who can does specialty baking and custom orders through the local farmers market.

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wedding dancing


Photographer: (once like a spark) photography // Venue: The Inn at Celebrity Dairy // Caterer: Durham Catering Company // Invitation Designer: Myrtle Alley Press // Cake Designer: Farmer's Daughter // Band: Woody pines // Hair piece: Lo Boheme // Shoes: Luna Shoes // Groom's Attire: AJ Machete & Sons