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10 Summer Wedding Trends for Modern Brides


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Local Fare
Forget flavorless wedding fare. Many couples are choosing locally sourced food for their big day -- sure to be fresh, in-season and full of flavor.
Forget flavorless wedding fare. Many couples are choosing locally sourced food for their big day -- sure to be fresh, in-season and full of flavor.
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As the "eating local" movement continues to pick up steam, brides are getting in on the action. More and more, they're looking for locally sourced ingredients in the food for their events, either through their caterers or in their own cooking.

Beyond the obvious "eco-friendly wedding" benefit, both in shorter shipping distances and supporting local, often organic farms, this choice also encourages fresher, in-season and locally themed fare that can make a wedding meal that much more delicious, unique and of-the-moment.

Next, continuing with the "down home" approach.


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