Giving Back with Gingerbread

For the 12th annual gingerbread benefit for Triangle Family Services, Fearrington's cake designer Emma Isakoff crafted a miniature replica of The Fearrington House Restaurant, made entirely of gingerbread course! This beautifully detailed sweet creation placed third in the contest and helped raise money that will assist local families in crisis. So, how do you build a farmhouse of gingerbread? First measure and make a plan. Then bake up all of the pieces. Yes, shutters, doors,... Full Post >

Mark Edge Jewelry

Reclaimed. Recycled. Reinvented.  Mark Edge original hails from Atlanta, Georgia, and will be making the trip to Dovecote Style at Fearrington for a trunk show this weekend! He makes beautiful jewelry, focusing on reworking and reclaiming of vintage "found" pieces. Each completed piece is one of a kind and absolutely stunning. His focus on classic styles, but with an undeniably contemporary twist, allows the wearer to pair his designs with just about anything. It's versatile and cool,... Full Post >

Being Creative with Fullsteam

Food, beer, wine, restaurants, service, music, painting, sculpting -- what do all of these have in common? Creativity and imagination! Some are individualistic expressions and some are joint, or better, collaborative expressions. The teamwork and creativity that goes into restaurants is something that when working well, should go unnoticed, it should feel natural. In our second year collaborating with Sean Lilly Wilson and Fullsteam Brewery I feel that natural mutual creative energy in... 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 >

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 >

Cashmere

Now personally, I'm not entirely convinced that this blog needs anything more than the title. But if you insist... At Dovecote, we are receiving loads of cashmere from Magaschoni in New York. It's soft, it's classic, it's versatile. Magaschoni prides itself on its love for the classics while being cognizant of trends. This is cashmere that will last for years as long as you take good care of and it comes in beautiful, flattering cuts for every woman. Classic crew neck? We've got... 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 >

Capp’s Apizza

Does fresh, made to order, gourmet wood-fired pizzas make your mouth water? If so, you're in luck! Capp's Apizza is a family-owned business by John & Wendy Cappelletti that visits Fearrington Village each Tuesday during the Farmer's Market and when music is playing at our beer garden Roost! "Our family farm, Gladstone Acres, is busy with activity including production of several varieties of heirloom tomatoes, Genovese Basil, and more than a dozen varieties of peppers and chilies and... Full Post >

Veggies, Fruits & Herbs – Oh My!

Fearrington's Farmer's Market is stocked with a bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables this week! A few crowd favorites include: Basil Bell Peppers Blueberries Blackberries Peaches Cantaloupe Eggplant Garlic (incl. elephant garlic) Kale Spearmint Summer Squash Tomatoes (greenhouse, field grown and garden grown) And the list goes on! We'll see you there at 4pm! Full Post >

Watch the World Cup at The Granary

The 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off on Thursday, June 12th at 5pm pitting Brazil against Croatia and The Fearrington Granary is prepped and ready! With a Croatian wine by the glass and a classic Brazilian cocktail, we expect to see you cheering on your favorite team, or simply enjoying your drink of preference! The Granary will be open for every World Cup game beginning June 12th through July 2nd (check The Granary Facebook regarding Sunday games) for mouthwatering comfort food, drinks... Full Post >