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Fearrington News

From annual on-site events held in The Fearrington Barn or at the Garden Terrace, to local community or worldwide food events, Fearrington's team crafts great food, wine and service for all to enjoy. Read more below about what's happening in and around Fearrington!

Adam O'Fallon Price's Hotel Neversink

The Hotel Neversink

Stories creep up from the basement, swirl in the swimming pool, thunder through the banquet hall, and hang their heads at the bar of the Hotel Neversink - a madman's mansion turned Catskills resort that houses as many secrets as it does guests. The characters in this novel seem so real that you'll expect to see them sitting next to you on the rare occasion that you look up from the...



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Paula De Pano Receives Prestigious World of Fine Wine Award for the Fearrington House

Perhaps one of the best parts about my job would be the opportunities to travel to top dining destinations. For me, traveling enriches my soul at the same time as I'm expanding my knowledge of food and wine. To travel is to learn, and to learn is to share all the newfound information to my own guests when I return. I was in London recently to represent Fearrington House as it was awarded one...



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Alice Hoffman's The World That We Knew

The World That We Knew

Alice Hoffman’s The World That We Knew hit the shelves September 24th. Let me tell you how much I loved this book. A fablish tale of hope and love and adverse times (Nazi Germany and occupied France), Hoffman follows a core group of characters as they survive. Add to this a golem who grows sensate. Beautiful read in a tough time that really resonates today. Couldn’t help but...



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Caroline Criado Perez's Invisible Women

Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

When I first read an excerpt of this book I was enthralled - and enraged - and began to tell everyone I know about the design bias in our world - from medical research to crash test dummies to public transit... Criado-Perez delves deeply into the myriad ways the male body and typically masculine social rules / customs are not just preferred, but considered the automatic default. The...



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food for change

Food for Change

From October 4th to 6th, the chefs of Relais & Châteaux are taking part in the international Food For Change initiative to relay the essential message that combating climate change begins on the plate! Fearrington's own Executive Chef Colin Bedford has created a tasting menu featuring the sunchoke. Visit Relais & Châteaux's Instants magazine article to learn more about this global...



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TH1RT3EN

Steve Cavanagh has done it again. 3 novels, 3 pulse pounding page-turners that will keep you up all night reading, with his latest, TH1RT3EN, maybe being the best of the lot. Eddie Flynn returns and works his grifter’s magic in the courtroom as he defends his client from the crimes of an anonymous somebody very close to the trial itself. Eddie has his suspicions but how to prove...



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The Darwin Affair

Take a Shakespeare spouting detective, hot on the heels of a hired killer hunting Prince Albert, add a little Dickens, a dash of Darwin, and what do you get? A highly entertaining romp through early era Victorian England that you can’t put down, that’s what! From page one I was trapped and I didn’t care, the pages almost turning by themselves, because this is one of those books that is...



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Sheri Castle Cooking Classes at Fearrington

Summer Cooking Classes with Sheri Castle

Did you know that award-winning professional food writer, cook, recipe developer and cooking instructor Sheri Castle teaches culinary classes at Fearrington? Sheri has contributed to many wonderful books including James Beard award winners, IACP award winners, and New York Times best selling cookbooks and she's the author of The Southern Living Community Cookbook, Instantly...



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Colin Bedford Chefs Cycle

Colin Bedford Cycles for No Kid Hungry

On May 14-16, Fearrington House's Executive Chef Colin Bedford will once again join a group of chefs from across the country for Chefs Cycle, a 300 mile endurance bike ride to raise money for No Kid Hungry. This annual fundraiser helps raise awareness around the issue of food insecurity that so many people in our communities face. No Kid Hungry hopes to raise $2 million this year, and you can...



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mcintyres books turns 30

Happy Birthday McIntyre’s!

On National Independent Bookstore Day, Saturday, April 27th, McIntyre’s Books turns 30 years old and is celebrating with cake, prosecco, live music, readings, and giveaways throughout the day. At 11am, McIntyre’s will host a dual reading with Belle Boggs, with her new novel The Gulf, and Therese Anne Fowler, with her novel, A Well-Behaved Woman. At 4pm, we’ll cut the birthday cake and Mr....



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