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Unwind in Jenny’s Garden

One of Fearrington’s most iconic and beautiful garden’s is Jenny’s Garden. Named for Jenny Fitch, this peacful garden behind The Fearrington House Inn is a favorite for guests and visitors alike.

The white arbor benches in the corners of Jenny’s Garden have picture perfect views of the blooming flowers in the center of the garden. Relax and enjoy the views of the Inn, the Pecan Trees and the surrounding gardens that surround Fearrington. Keep an eye out for the beginning set-up for an intimate wedding ceremony!

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Meet Junior Sous Chef Zac

Zac joined The Fearrington House Restaurant team in 2014 and was promoted to Junior Sous Chef in 2015. Previously, Chef Zac had worked at restaurants and sustainable farms in Virginia and North Carolina. At Fearrington he's using those skills to improve the plantings in the restaurant gardens, as well as creating housemade ingredients in our kitchens. Read more about his experiences below! What was your first farm experience? My mother's parents lived in the mountains of Virginia up a long... Full Post >

Beach Wine

If you've been by The Goat recently, you might have seen our monthly Wine Satchels featuring six wines chosen by Wine Director Maximilian Kast. This month's theme is beach wines - perfect company for a summer vacation! "With more than 300 miles of beaches, North Carolina is a summer paradise for those who love the water and the endless serenity of the ocean," said Kast. "For me the ocean, or any large body of water, brings not just the promise of relaxation but the sort of creative... Full Post >

Summertime Spiced Blackberry Punch

Punch cocktails are trendy right now, so we're jumping on the bandwagon. We've created our own signature version using ingredients from Fearrington's gardens. Take a break from the summer heat with this refreshing cocktail. Spiced Blackberry Punch This summertime cocktail features Zaya Reserva Rum, a 12-year aged reserve rum from Trinidad and Tobago. The blackberries here are leftover from last season, lightly pickled with herbs from the gardens at Fearrington in The Fearrington... Full Post >

Up Your Cocktail Game

Inspired by the tasty handcrafted cocktails featured at The Fearrington House Restaurant or The Granary? So are we. These are truly works of art and though we could never replicate such stunners, we can come close thanks to some bartending accessories new at Dovecote. Molds from Peak Ice Works act as the base for your specialty drink. We have two; one makes massive cubes and the other makes crushed ice (it's much easier than crushing it yourself!) We love these because they keep our drink... Full Post >

Refresh in the Cutting Garden

Did you know many of our floral arrangements throughout the Village (and sometimes at our special events) are made using flowers grown in our own gardens? One of the best spots to see these blossoms is in the cutting garden. Tucked away from the Village Center, the bench in the cutting garden is the perfect place to rest and relax in the shade. Take in the quiet blooms and watch the bees and butterflies keep our gardens looking beautiful. If you're lucky, you might catch a glimpse of a... Full Post >