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“A smile is the universal welcome.” -Max Eastman Every bride wants their guests to feel welcome and wants guests to know you appreciate them sharing in your big day! Making the guests feel welcome sets the tone and knowing you have handled this part ahead of time will lift a […]

Make Your Guests Feel Welcome


” order_by=”imagedate” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Horse and carriages available for your wedding day! Ways to help make it even more memorable: Make it a surprise – Surprise the bride, surprise the groom, surprise the Father or Mother of the bride, or surprise the guests It’s a date – schedule a […]

Horse and carriages available!


Sawyer Family Farmstead Frequently Asked Questions   Top 4:   Is there lodging nearby? Yes, aside from our on-site Farm House that sleeps 15-18 guests, there is lodging available in Cashiers and Highlands. Cashiers is 6 miles away and there are 2 motels, 1 hotel and variety of rental houses. […]

Frequently Asked Questions



There are 4 things to remember when including your pet in your wedding day: Timing, Temperature, Temperament, and Transportation.

Pet Friendly Wedding


Destination weddings will always bring with them some questions that are specific for each venue and part of the country. Having a mountain wedding typically means giving your guests the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of nature and time away from the “hustle and bustle” of city life.  This is […]

Destination – North Carolina Mountain Weddings


In the Cashiers Highlands area, porches with a view are meant to be enjoyed.  The New-Old Barn built in July has become one of our favorite places for pictures and to sit and watch the day turn to night.  Western North Carolina is unique because even in the hottest Summer […]

A Perfect Picture



An important task immediately following your wedding is to send personal thank you notes for wedding gifts and to all those who made your day easier. We were delighted to receive this glowing note of appreciation from Mr. Don McMullin following Katie and Brett’s wedding.

Thank You Notes


Happy 1st Anniversary Adam and Jolene! Their June 2013 wedding at Sawyer Family Farmstead in Cashiers, NC was a beautiful day spent with family and friends, with Lake Glenville and the Blue Ridge Mountains as a backdrop. Springtime signals the start of the wedding season, as wildflowers pop and the […]

Happy Anniversary to Sawyer Family Farmstead Bride and Groom


Fall in Love with Heather and Scott Heather and Scott waited a long time to find one another, and enjoyed every minute of their wedding at Sawyer Family Farmstead. Their love and delight in one another was obvious as they pledged their lives to one another in front of family […]

Sawyer Farm hosts Mountain Wedding and Disco Reception