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Our Growing Herd

Fearrington's Belted Barnyard has seen lots of growth over the last several years. This winter, we welcomed Zoomer, our new billy goat, to the farm! Zoomer was born October 13th, 2014, to a family of National Grand Champion winning goats. We're excited to have this Tennessee native in our pastures! Fearrington's original billy goat, Phil, led the goat herd for many, many years. We're pleased...



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Melissa & Adam

Melissa and Adam tied the knot on November 19, 2016. These newlyweds said their "I do"s under the Crabapples and danced the night away in The Barn! How did you and your partner meet? As our officiants said in our ceremony, our relationship started like all great love stories – in the baggage claim of the Memphis airport. We worked together at Deloitte Consulting – Melissa based in...



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Teacher’s Gifts Sale at the Spa

Now is the time to stock up on those teacher's gifts at The Spa at Fearrington -- we are having a fantastic 75% discount sale! Show your child's teacher your appreciation with some fantastic spa products to help them pamper and relax after a long school year. Some of the products we have are MerSea candles, lotions, hand washes, room sprays and body polishes. Antica Farmista home diffusers,...



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Corporate Dining at Fearrington

Hosting a corporate event or team retreat at Fearrington means more than a tranquil setting -- enjoy fresh, quality dining options during your meeting! From healthy snack and break options, to distinct on-site lunch and dinner dining options, your meeting or corporate retreat has never been more delicious! Whether you're planning a day meeting with breakfast, morning and afternoon breaks,...



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Independent Bookstore Day

McIntyre’s celebrated Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday, April 29th with some awesome local authors and a whole lot of cookies. Cookbook authors Nancie McDermott and Sheri Castle hung out in our well-rounded cooking section for a few hours, while  writer Cara Buckley manned the mystery room along with Mike Mayo. Barbara Claypole White stationed herself in the literature room, and the...



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Bites on a Board

At Dovecote, we love to keep up with the latest trends . . . especially when they're delicious! We've been inspired most recently by a book called "Bites on a Board." Taking fun tapas and working on beautiful plating is the basis of the book, and it's full of fabulous ideas on snacks and meals to be served on large wooden boards. This manner of serving is dramatic and promotes a convivial...



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The Views We Make

We create gardens for many purposes at Fearrington. Some gardens are for sitting in, bringing our visitors closer to nature, surrounded by bird activity and the fragrance of blooming flowers. Others are all about the harvest, whether it be cut flowers for the restaurant table, fruits and vegetables for our chefs to prepare special dishes, or herbs to add freshness and flavor to those...



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Laughs for Summer

Ahh, May. The month of Moms, graduations, and . . . standardized testing. This is the time of year that students are too busy reviewing and worrying so let’s give them something fun to read to help relieve the stress. And I assure you, there are some seriously gut-busting books out right now. Okay, the little ones in your life might not be facing the dreaded bubble test, but they...



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How to Make Your Party Pop

From color palettes and decor ideas to wedding favors and food, it's easy to get lost in the details. What most couples want most is for their guests to have fun! Check out tips on how to incorporate entertainment into your wedding from Fearrington's Wedding Director, Gilda! "Get a fabulous band," said Gilda. "Then tell your guests to wear comfortable shoes, or supply them with flip flops, to...



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Godello is the new Chardonnay

Spain isn't necessarily known for its white wines, but two main contenders come from the northwest region called Galicia. Godello is an indigenous grape to Galicia, but was nearly forgotten about until the 1970s when a small band of winemakers decided to revive their plantings and bring Godello back to its former glory. Valdeorras is one of the warmest sub-regions within Galicia, which means...



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