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Q&A with Barbara Kiersch

We were excited to chat with Barbara Kiersch for Schneiders of Salzburg, before their trunk show at Dovecote on Saturday, April 30th and Sunday, May 1st. Here is what she shared with us about their collection! What has been your inspiration this season? The SS’16 season revels in three worlds of colors. Modern, understated tones create the impression of having been bleached by the...



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National Stress Awareness Month

Did you know April is National Stress Awareness Month? The Spa at Fearrington and Haven Spa Boutique have plenty of ways to help reduce stress and encourage bliss in your every day life! Whether you treat yourself to a massage, a seasonal facial or a manicure, the treatments at The Spa can be customized to your symptoms - whether tension headaches or location-specific pain. Ask your specialist...



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Meredith & Josh

Meredith and Josh tied the knot on December 31, 2015. These newlyweds rang in the New Year and danced the night away in the Fearrington Barn! How did you and your partner meet? Josh and I have a unique love story to say the least! A mutual friend introduced us when Josh was enrolled at Kenan-Flagler and I was living/working in Chapel Hill. Neither one of us was looking for a relationship...



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Meet Greg & Tim

Greg Christensen & Tim Gura have been Fearrington residents since 2012. We asked them what they loved most about living at Fearrington - here's what they shared about their experience. What persuaded you to move to Fearrington? Tim first met Fearrington in the spring of 1982 when he was a visiting professor at UNC-Chapel Hill. A student in his class was working part-time as a waiter at...



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6 Benefits of Massage Therapy to Improve Your Everyday Life

Sure, massage can help you relax, but massage therapy can also be beneficial to improving your quality of life everyday. Here are 6 reasons why you should book your appointment now. 1. Helps muscle pain Massage increases and improves blood circulation allowing the body to pump more oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs. Increases joint flexibility and range of motion. Reduces...



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Fearrington Coffee Roasted On-Site

Did you know we roast our signature Fearrington blend coffee on site at The Goat? We actually roast over 150 pounds of coffee weekly for the Village Center. Our coffee blend is made of several beans and roasted by our coffee aficionado Patrick Soucey. From regular blend, to decaf, to espresso, each is distinct in aroma and flavor. All are blended in our own coffee roaster,...



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Doing Our Part at Fearrington

The Fearrington House Restaurant started working with the Green Restaurant Association in 2008 to demonstrate a commitment to the local environment. Shortly thereafter, Fearrington House Restaurant became a Certified Green Restaurant®. In celebration of Earth Day, we want to share how we're doing our part to protect and nurture our habitat. For the last several years we've grown our...



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Q&A with Jill Fairchild

We were excited to catch up with Jill Fairchild, for Fairchild|Baldwin, before their trunk show at Dovecote on Saturday, April 23rd and Sunday, April 24th. Here is what she shared with us about their beautiful collection! What three words best describe your line? Classic, contemporary, luxury What has been your inspiration this season? We are inspired by everything: architecture,...



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Roasting Coffee

At Fearrington we roast our signature blend coffees on-site. In fact, we roast around 150 pounds of coffee each week! So what does “roasting coffee” actually mean? We asked our coffee roaster Patrick that very question. “Roasting coffee is the process of transforming green coffee beans, physically and chemically, using heat,” says Patrick. “We use a very unique opened flame rotating...



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Training Dinner

What's for dinner when training for a three-day bike ride across California? Here's what Chef Bedford said he looks to incorporate into his training meals. Dinner usually entails grilled, medium-rare steak, brown rice, roasted brussels sprouts, and mushrooms with coconut oil and sage. In order to stay in peak shape, it's important to integrate multiple food groups, particularly proteins and...



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