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.

Holiday Pies at The Goat!

What better way to give thanks this Thanksgiving than with homemade pies? Chef Colin Bedford and team will be baking classic pies perfect for your holiday meal finale! Each pie serves approximately 4-6 guests. Stop by The Goat to place your pie order or call 919.545.5717. Don't forget to try the wine pairings suggested by The Goat's wine guru Xavyer Burroughs! PIE MENU Apple & Cinnamon Pie with Crumble Topping  $21 Wine Pairing: Domaine Pacory Poire Domfront Sparkling Pear Cider... Full Post >

TerraVita — Here Comes Fearrington!

TerraVita will be here before you know it! We are thrilled to annouce that both The Fearrington House's Executive Chef Colin Bedford and Wine Director Maximilian Kast will be making an appearance. You won't want to miss Chef Bedford cooking up Smoked Shortrib with Sunchoke, Ginger, Brown Sugar Espuma & Sherry or Wine Director Kast's "Creamy Cheese & Wine Meltdown" with his brother and cheesemonger extraordinaire Alexander Kast from Goat Lady Dairy! Get your ticket and we'll see... Full Post >

Will It Waffle?

All you need is a waffle iron... No, not just to make waffles, but to make all kinds of delicious recipes! Head over to McIntyre's Books this Saturday, September 13th at 2pm for a cooking demonstration with The Fearrington House's Executive Sous Chef Tom Whitaker. He will be coaching us on waffle iron techniques from Will it Waffle? for the items below: Grilled Ham & Cheese Melt Zucchini Fritters Red Velvet Waffle with Cream Cheese Buttercream Will it Waffle? Yes it... Full Post >

Just in Case You Missed the TODAY Show!

Who tuned in to watch Fearrington's own Chef Colin Bedford on the TODAY Show last Friday? If you missed Chef Bedford whipping up those mouth-watering Open-Faced Seared Steak Sandwiches, don't fret! Watch the video at the TODAY Show and find the recipes for this classic sandwich and soup combo below. Cheers! Seared steak sandwich with heirloom tomatoes, basil and sweet corn mayo 4-5 oz strip loin steak Salt & pepper 3/4 cup mayonnaise 1 cup roasted corn kernels (fresh or... Full Post >

Anticipating Chef Bedford on the Today Show!

Everyone, including our Belties, are thrilled that The Fearrington House's Executive Chef Colin Bedford has been invited back to the TODAY Show in the Big Apple! Tune in tomorrow (Friday, August 29th) at 9:36am EST to see his segment teaser, followed soon after by him whipping up something delicious in the kitchen. We "herd" he was cooking up the perfect Fall combination of an open-faced seared steak sandwich on challah bread and butternut squash soup. Don't fret -- the recipe will... Full Post >

A Lily Standing Tall!

Fearrington's gardens are filled with vibrant colors, leaf textures and plants of all shapes and sizes! Tucked away in one of our Inn courtyards, there is a pink lily that stands above the rest -- at over five feet tall! This lilium speciosum rubrum was planted nearly five years and and hit its stride this year, sprouting up to peek above the courtyard fence. Keep an eye out for the pink blooms across from the Fitch Creations Administration Building. Full Post >

Fearrington Beltie Turns One!

Can you believe that one year ago today Fearrington Beltie made his debut off the farm? In just a 365 days he has traveled to Vegas, Brazil, London, New York City and now his friends are filling out their passport too (check them out)! So, what's Beltie have to say about his adventures? I got the chance to sit down with this traveling oreo bovine and ask him myself. Q: You’ve traveled a lot of places this year, which destination was your favorite and why? Beltie: Without a doubt... Full Post >

Leigh & Rock

Leigh and Rock tied the knot on August 19, 2014. They had their ceremony and reception at Fearrington's Garden Terrace! How did you and Rock meet? Rock and I communicated on Match.com for a couple weeks before we decided to meet at a local pub in Rocky River, Ohio on April 17, 2011. At first, I thought it was very strange that he was covered in glitter, but he later explained that he came straight from his brother-in-law's birthday celebration and was playing with his two nieces -- so... Full Post >

Chelsea & Jason

Chelsea and Jason tied the knot on May 31st, 2014. They held their ceremony at Fearrington's Crab Apple Trees and celebrated their "I dos" in The Fearrington Barn! How did y'all meet? Jason and I met through mutual friends at a restaurant/bar in Knightdale, NC. Much to my surprise, our friends had arranged for us to meet that night and Jason knew about me. I was oblivious to our friends' plan and thought it was just another night out. I guess you could say it was a "partial... Full Post >

Delight in Summertime Fare

Come savor The Fearrington Granary's Summerfare Menu before summer fades away! This new lunch option allows you to combine any two courses for $18 per person. The dishes will delight your senses and Wine Director Maximilian Kast's wine pairings only add to the immersion of seasonal flavors. Summerfare Menu First Course Peach & Farmers Cheese Salad with Arugula Pesto Black Quinoa & Corn Dressing Wine Pairing: Koehler-Ruprecht, Riesling Kabinett, Pfalz, Germany $8/glass ~ Local... Full Post >