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.

Here’s Your Room Key

When you venture out to The Fearrington House Inn for an unforgettable overnight stay, your experience starts with a brass key. Our General Manager Theresa Chiettini hand-selected these traditional, weighty brass keys to provide guests with a feeling of home. She discovered them at the Jefferson Brass Company. Our guests love the feel of a real key and often request to purchase them as a keepsake. Do you prefer a "real" key or a key card? Full Post >

Experience The Fearrington House Inn

What better way to experience The Fearrington House Inn from afar than a video tour! Get a glimpse into our inn rooms and the village that surrounds the inn to make it an ideal retreat. Full Post >

Chef Bedford’s Thanksgiving Side Dish

If you're already in the midst of finalizing your at-home Thanksgiving menu, then you'll love this easy recipe that Chef Bedford insists is the perfect side dish for turkey day: Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Bacon, Horseradish & Parmesan Crumble. Ingredients and directions below. Ingredients 8 oz Brussel sprouts (blanched and halved) 1/2 cup bacon cooked 4 tbsp shallots chopped 1 cup toasted panko breadcrumb 1/2 cup parmesan grated 2 tbsp chives chopped 2 tbsp parsley chopped 2... Full Post >

And the winner is…

Cassandra Johnson (Beet & Baguette)! A huge thank you to everyone who voted. We had hundreds of votes through email, Twitter and Facebook for all of the delightful pictures Fearrington-lovers submitted. Who knows there could be a special surprise or two coming out of these lovely beltie photos... Also, make sure to check back to our blog often for more photo contests -- another one could pop up at any time! Full Post >

The Mobile Fearrington

We were thrilled to launch our new and improved website two months ago! It allows for easier navigation and beautiful pictures, but the work didn't stop there! Fearrington was determined to have a site that represented all of the charm encapsulated in this Village on all type of devices. Our website is configured to seven different sizes to provide the best viewing experience whether on desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile phone. We have continued to improve our mobile version with big buttons and... Full Post >

Have You Herd About Our Beltie Photo Contest?

With four beautiful Beltie babies born already in 2013 we think this is a great time to celebrate our beloved Belted Galloway Cows – with a contest! These funny oreo cows leave an impression on everyone who visits Fearrington, inspiring paintings, photographs and, of course, smiles! We want to see your best Beltie photographs! Submit up to two of your best photographs (we will be judging on the photo's uniqueness and artistic quality) of our Belties using Facebook (Fearrington),... Full Post >

A Beltie Surprise on Easter!

Spring is a season full of color and new life, but my favorite Spring surprise is black and white and adorable all over -- a new baby beltie born on Easter! He doesn't have a name quite yet, but that doesn't make his any less special. Fearrington celebrates every new beltie and we cannot wait to watch him frolic around the front pasture. Come by and visit! Full Post >

Cooks & Books Heats Up this Spring

McIntyre's Cooks & Books Series has been growing since it started in 2011! We have hosted gracious cooks, enjoyed lively conversation and devoured delectable meals from some of the best cookbooks of the year. The Cooks & Books momentum is not slowing down this Spring! We have some amazing events lined up (including dinner with the one and only Thomas Keller). Check out the upcoming events here or pictures from the past event on our Facebook page! Full Post >

The Lee Bros. Join Us for a Charleston Dinner Party

We are counting down the days until March 14th when Ted & Matt Lee visit Fearrington for a Cooks & Books dinner featuring their newest cookbook The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen. This dinner will be filled with delicious treats, such as She-Crab Soup and Pineapple Cornbread Pudding, all made by our Executive Chef Colin Bedford! Reserve quick so you don't miss out! Full Post >

The Goat’s Classic Salads Switched Up

The Goat's salads are a classic at Fearrington. Whether you love "The Silo," "The Natural Powerhouse," or "The Greek," these salads are undeniably delicious. They are also undeniably now we are offering two sizes of salads to appease those customers with a smaller appetite. Head over to The Goat and feast on whichever size you choose! Full Post >