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Spring Happenings at East Lynn Farm

We can’t believe we’re already into the third month of the year; boy does time fly when you’re having fun! Before you know it, we’ll be in the heat of summertime. Speaking of the heat, it’s been a little bit of a warmer winter this year, which our animals have certainly appreciated, but we’ve also [...]

By |March 15th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Our Top 5 Wedding Trends for 2017 Couples

We’ve spent the last few weeks scouring the galleries of Style Me Pretty, Southern Weddings, and Pinterest (join our pin party!) as well as perusing wedding news on places like The Knot and WeddingWire, and we can now officially say we’re clued into the biggest wedding trends for 2017. From eco-friendly fêtes to creative food [...]

By |January 23rd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Save the Date for Our Fall Open House!

  You're invited to join us and our preferred partners for a day of fun on the farm as you get to envision saying "I do" on the Virginia countryside. Who: Perfect for engaged couples looking to host an authentically rustic countryside wedding, our Fall Open House is a fantastic opportunity to not only tour the East [...]

By |November 7th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

5 Alternative Wedding Desserts Your Guests Will Love

Traditions like the wedding cake and saving the top tier to devour on your first anniversary will never go out of style. And while we love a tall, towering cake of buttercream-goodness, alternative wedding desserts are making a big splash, which is ideal for couples on a tight budget or for those of you who [...]

By |August 4th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

3 of the Biggest Benefits You’ll Get Alongside Your CSA Produce

We all know fresh veggies are a vital part of our diet and that the more colorful our plate is, the more nutrients we’re getting. Well, even if you’re already filling your plate with veggies, chances are there’s still some room for improvement because if you’re getting all your vegetables from the grocery store, you’re [...]

By |June 30th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

A Living Link to East Lynn Farm’s Namesake: An interview with Deborah Lynn Kay (Waite)

How are you related to East Lynn Farm’s founder, Major Bushrod Washington Lynn? He is my great, great grandfather.  Bushrod Lynn had a daughter named Isabella Virlinda Lynn (her nick name was Belle).  She married a pharmacist named Leonard Temple Marston.  They had a daughter named Dorothy Marston who married James Kay.  They had two [...]

By |June 21st, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Tagline Contest: And the Winner is…

We’d like to thank everyone who contributed to our tagline contest. We appreciate the insight and creativity you used to describe the natural beauty of our farm and our role as a venue for country weddings and special events. A big thank you goes out to everyone who voted and submitted an idea for the [...]

By |May 23rd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Farm-to-Table Weddings: A Green, Delicious Trend We Love

When Caitlin and Peter decided to host their wedding at East Lynn Farm, they were looking for more than just a scenic location. The couple knew they wanted to get married in the DC area because Virginia and DC were important places at pivotal points in their lives. But Caitlin, who works in finance for [...]

By |May 19th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Craft Cocktails for Your Country Wedding

Sure, a champagne toast is traditional and something you may decide you can’t forgo, but the newer trend of signature cocktails is just too much fun not to explore.  In addition to showcasing a couple’s personality with the bride’s go-to sipper and the groom’s favorite beverage, a signature cocktail can be a fun way to [...]

By |May 18th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

5 Tips for Planning Your Eco-Friendly Farm Wedding

In the wedding industry, everything bigger, flashier, and more extravagant is generally trumpeted as the ideal for a dream wedding. We, on the other hand,  prefer a more down-to-earth and eco-friendly approach. Of course, we’re farm folks, so we’re a little (okay, a lot) biased. But among all the couples we’ve seen say “I do” [...]

By |May 18th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments