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The hipster wedding engages with food in a distinct fashion. Food, like décor, should evince an obvious co-mingling of high and low tastes — hot-dog carts and farm stand turnips are equally at home at the hipster wedding buffet table. While cupcake towers can supply the event with the perfect dose of fastidious detail and childish whimsy, their current popularity with other, non-hipster brides has lately deprived them of their former glory.

Even the moneyed hipster couple would be loath to serve prime rib or gold-leaf wedding cake. To do so would be a distasteful expression of wealth — game over for those hoping to pass as bohemian. Rather, their current preference centers around organics: a subtle, if equally pricy means of conveying superior discernment.

But how to inform the guests that the fried chicken they've just devoured comes from a farm not 10 miles from here, one that would never think of using cages? Here is where the hipster's predilection for labels comes in handy. In front of many hipster buffets — no matter how humble their checkered tablecloths — a rustically lettered sandwich board declares the provenance of the food.

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