October 7, 2017 • The Retreat at Waterfall Farm, Warrensville, NC• Photos by Mitzi Emig Photography

The family’s maple syrup farm was the setting for a gorgeous autumn celebration of Wheeler and Michael’s union. The couple wanted to share the natural beauty of their home with guests, who embraced the earthy ambience with floral dresses, wide-brimmed hats, and marigold leis.

Their Story — Bride: Wheeler, owns leather business and farms maple syrup • Groom: Michael, owns leather business and farms maple syrup • How They Met: “We met contra dancing in Asheville.”

Vendors — Bar Service: Peabody’s Wine & Beer Merchants • Cake: Stick Boy Bread Company • Catering: Frugal Gourmet Catering Company • Photographer: Mitzi Emig Photography • Second Shooter: Christy Steadman • Transportation: High Country Tours • Venue: The Retreat at Waterfall Farm (open for lodging) • Wildflower Designer: Moonflower, Athens, Georgia

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