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Supporting Local Farms

As a small, family-owned business, Fearrington truly appreciates the support we get form the local community. In return, we do our best to support the local farms in the area producing great products. From organizing the Fearrington Farmer’s Market 25 years ago, to establishing relationships with farmers to create delicious farm-to-fork meals at The Fearrington House Restaurant, it is our priority to work with local food and local farmers.

At The Goat, we use solely Maple View Farm cream and milk for all of our coffee drinks and gelato. We also use Duckwood Farms microgreens in many of our lunch dishes. Thank you to our patrons, and a huge thanks to local farms that feed our community!

Follow Executive Chef Colin Bedford and The Goat on Facebook to see new creations and how we use local ingredients. Tag your pictures with #FearringtonNC to share your experiences!

Dorothy & Sears

Dorothy and Sears tied the knot on November 7, 2015. These newlyweds said their 'I dos' in the Garden Terrace and danced the night away in the Fearrington Barn. How did you and your partner meet? Sears and I met a few days before Memorial Day 2014 - the Thursday night before the holiday weekend to be exact. One of my best friends used to babysit for his nieces and nephews here in Charlotte and she finally gave my number to him. Sears hadn't lived in Charlotte all that long and Anna had... Full Post >

Q&A with Kate Walton

We were excited to catch up with Kate Walton, for Gabrielle Jewelry, before her trunk show at Dovecote on Saturday, May 7th and Sunday, May 8th. Here is what she shared with us about her favorite pieces this season! What three words best describe your line? Sentimental, timeless, intricate What has been your inspiration this season? I’d say my move to San Francisco has played a lot into some new designs for this season. With a new place comes new inspiration, and I’m finding... Full Post >

Wedding Inspiration in 2016

As spring blossoms around us - there will be more weddings and celebrations to see throughout the Village! Fearrington is host to beautiful special events, ceremonies and receptions of all styles and sizes - from holiday weddings, to birthdays, anniversaries and bridal showers! One of the many reasons why Fearrington stands out is our locally sourced food! "Having the option to feature a wide range of locally sourced and/or inspired food and beverages was a top priority – all at a level of... Full Post >

Benefits of Prenatal Massage

Massage therapy during pregnancy is a wonderful complementary choice for prenatal care. Pregnancy massage is beneficial throughout the entire nine months of the pregnancy. It is a healthy way to reduce stress and promote overall wellness. Women with normal, low-risk pregnancies can benefit greatly from massage. However, women in high-risk pregnancies should consult their doctor or midwife before receiving a massage. Here at The Spa at Fearrington you must be past your first trimester in... Full Post >

Housemade Gelato

The Fearrington House Restaurant’s Chef Colin Bedford is always thinking “what’s next?” Last year he surprised us all with the idea to make homemade gelato. As the weather continues to warm up, we are quite grateful for Chef Bedford’s brainchild and our Italian gelato machine. With tried and true flavors such as Valrhona Dark Chocolate, Brown Butter Pecan Crunch and Fearrington Coffee, we know we can choose a Fearrington classic, or opt for something different like Key Lime Pie... Full Post >