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Spring and summer mean we can show off more skin! The warmer seasons mean we also have to protect and repair our skin too. We asked Angela, manager at The Spa at Fearrington, what skincare beauty tool or product she can’t live without? Here's what she shared: "The Pro-Collagen Super Serum Elixir is a must for your daily routine," said Angela. "This concentrated anti-aging super serum elixir significantly reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Your skin will feel firmer with... Full Post >

Roasting Coffee

At Fearrington we roast our signature blend coffees on-site. In fact, we roast around 150 pounds of coffee each week! So what does “roasting coffee” actually mean? We asked our coffee roaster Patrick that very question. “Roasting coffee is the process of transforming green coffee beans, physically and chemically, using heat,” says Patrick. “We use a very unique opened flame rotating drum roaster, our beloved Melina. Once the beans are poured inside the drum it will go through a... Full Post >

Sustainable, Organic & Biodynamic Wine

We previously announced the beginning of our transition to include more organic and local wines on our wine by the glass menu at The Fearrington House. We live in a very exciting time for wine, and one fortunately where some of the best producers are using organic or biodynamic methods. There are three main types of eco-friendly viticulture: Sustainable, Organic, and Biodynamic. Sustainable Sustainable viticulture is a practice that has no formal regulations, but states a grower interest in... Full Post >

Helping The Birds Weather Winter

The sudden arrival of winter weather in our area  - and on National Bird Day, at that - has inspired us to share a brief summary of ways to help our garden friends survive the toughest and coldest days of the season. Providing shelter from the storm can be as easy as making small piles of brush here and there throughout the garden. Adding some leafy branches to the top of the piles will give additional cover to birds trying to stay warm. Leaving dead trees up - where possible - allows... Full Post >

Giving Back with reBouquet

Our principal floral designer, Mary Stevens, and her team have been working with reBouquet, an organization associated with The Flower Shuttle, since January. ReBouquet collects donated floral arrangements to be recycled and shared with community members who need them most. We are thrilled to share more about this organization's lovely work in our community. What is reBouquet? reBouquet is a volunteer organization with the mission to collect donated flowers and recycle them into new... Full Post >