We are so excited to be sharing Anelé and Dickens's gorgeous farm wedding! Their peach farm is nestled in northeastern Massachusetts, just off a main road and down a long dirt driveway. Anelé and Dickens are second generation to take over the farm and grow peaches. The orchard is incredibly well maintained and the field with a pond beside their home was the perfect location for their wedding. They met and fell in love on Martha's Vineyard where they each grew up. When they are not working the farm they enjoy trips back home for tuna fishing with family and friends. For their wedding they decided to keep it small, intimate, fun and casual. lawn games such as Cornhole, Ladder Toss, and one I don't know the name of but loved was where you have to knock a bottle off a pole with frisbee. They also had a set of golf clubs out for those who wanted to show off their driving skills.
When I arrived friends were setting up camp for the weekend, and Anelé's mom, with the help of guests, was decorating the ceremony location with beautiful flowers. There was a very cool casual vibe as everyone quietly did what needed to get done for the special day.
The overcast day provided a soft diffused light that was gorgeous for the lush greenery and spring flowers. Geese decided to visit the pond during the ceremony, which I learned later is a rare site at the farm. Anelé's gown from Tulles Bridal was backless and flowed beautifully as she walked the grounds. She went without shoes for the entire day and I loved how relaxed and casual she was all day. While her mother decorated the ceremony site, the gorgeous bouquets were provided by Flourish. After the ceremony by the pond we strolled the property for portraits, Dickens having to carry Anelé through some thick brush at one point. On the back side of the property they erected a tent on a platform, well furnished with an area rug, bed and lounge chairs, for them to spend their wedding night. The brick and stone patio served as their dance floor and was decorated with candles in the fire pit and bistro lights overhead. After a nice dinner from Fireside catering, toasts and cutting their cake, they danced the night away with DJ Mike Paganelli of C-Zone Entertainment before hopping on a decorated tractor as their getaway car.
Congratulations Anelé and Dickens!!!! ~ Matt