Contributor Profile

Missy Fournier, Marketing Coordinator

After graduating from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2012 with a double major in Journalism and Communications Missy joined the Fitch Creations team as Marketing Coordinator. She loves blogging and all things social media.

Our Knot Garden

Whether you've admired The Fearrington House knot garden up close or from afar, you've never seen it like this!   Full Post >

April Showers Bring May Flowers

The "showers" on Tuesday afternoons in April have been a mixed blessing for folks at Fearrington's Farmers' Market. The rain brings new life in our gardens and fields, but it makes an outdoor farmers' market a bit challenging. However, we are now into May and our vendors have flowers, plants, baked goods and canned preserves galore! Can't wait to see you on Tuesday. Full Post >

Spring Brings Live Music at Roost!

Spring has sprung at Fearrington Village! That means on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights you'll hear live music drifting through the Village coming from our beer garden Roost. What better way to spend an evening than sipping on wine or craft beer while listening to live music with friends? We kick off the season this Friday, April 4th with no other than Tommy Edwards himself. We hope to see you under the oak trees! Full Post >

Valrhona Visits The Fearrington Kitchen

Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate...there can never be too much chocolate! At least this is true at The Fearrington House. If you thought the classic Fearrington Chocolate Souffle was the only divine chocolate concoction made in The Fearrington House kitchen, then you are mistaken! Representatives from Valrhona, a luxury chocolate manufacturer based in France, joined the Fearrington House staff and had some chocolate fun last month! From chocolate bars decorated with gold powder to cucumber... Full Post >

Fearrington Farmers’ Market Coming Soon!

Get out your reusable tote bags, the Fearrington Farmers' Market returns on Tuesday, April 1st! Yes, Spring is almost here and will bring fresh, local food next door to the Fitch Creation's Administration building every Tuesday afternoon at 4pm, April through November. Expect to see many of your favorite farmers and some new faces as well.  Buy vegetables, cut flowers, meats, preserves and even wood-fired pizza. Can't wait to see you there! Full Post >

Jams, Jellies & Sauces Oh My!

The Fearrington House kitchen has been whipping up delicious treats of all types, including some you can take home or give as gifts! Whether you enjoy the Valrhona chocolate sauce poured on the Chocolate Soufflé served at The Fearrington House Restaurant, out-of-the-ordinary jams like Apple Pie and Carrot Cake, or have a more traditional palate for strawberry jelly, options are readily available for purchase at Dovecote. Yes, these items come in varying sizes, including a "travel pack" of... Full Post >

Chef Bedford on The Today Show

The Fearrington House Restaurant's own Executive Chef Colin Bedford made his national television debut today on the TODAY show! Check out the segment below if you missed it or watch it full-screen here. Beware: The chocolate souffle will make you hungry! Full Post >

A Colorful Village

We had an amazing weekend filled with whimsical folk art, food and wine. If you weren't able to come out and experience The Fearrington Barn filled with Southern art and personalities, do not despair! The Village Center has a few lively surprises waiting for you to discover. It may be a tree covered in books outside of McIntyre’s or a waitress waiting to take your order on The Fearrington Granary’s patio – don’t forget to look on the ground too, for knitted mushrooms that will make you... Full Post >

The Newest Home Building Trends

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas – not this time! This year’s International Home Builder's Show was combined with the Industry’s Kitchen and Bath show and the combination made for an exciting and educational experience. It was great to see what styles will be hot this year -- think gray! We saw all the new appliances, faucets, counter tops, and the list goes on and on. The wood-look porcelain tile was one of the best new products we saw. Often a big design dilemma for folks... Full Post >

Sweets for Your Sweetheart!

Valentine's Day is here! What are you getting your special someone? Here at Fearrington, our restaurants and inn will be busy with couples retreating for the weekend. If you're simply looking for something simple to be the "icing on the cake" for your Valentine, The Goat has everything you need! From a special Valentine's Day wine chosen by The Goat's wine guru Xavyer to pastries galore! The pastry chefs from The Fearrington House have been pouring their hearts into lovely treats, like red... Full Post >