....designing fun team building festivities for your
employees, students, reunions and any who are looking for a refreshing new idea for gatherings!!
Farm Frolics will delight all the senses offering your guests a day as memorable for them as it will be for you ~ an uncommon event like no other!!
... surrounded by the wondermous splendor of pastoral views with a carolina-blue sky overhead ...the sound of country quiet in harmony with theoccasional farm animal offering up their welcomes to the farm
...the feel of natural and repurposed accoutrement
...the smells of fresh country air
...and the tastes of locally harvested foods
If you have a farm anywhere in North Carolina (or know someone who does) conducive to hosting weddings and/or corporate and school fun-day events
or are a chef/culinary professional cooking local sustainable foods interested in offering services for my events, I would love to hear from you to add you to my North Carolina Farm Wedding & Event Registry!
FancyT his ... * Frolic Design & Orchestration * …three decades of experience in event planning ~ NC Country Born & Bred Southern Belle too!
* specializing in farm and rustic rural settings *
* Farm Site Selection *
…recommendations tailored to the events of your special day,
convenient for you and your guests!
* adopt a farm * ...does your company do community service projects?
if so, how about adopting a local family farm and help someone who is helping feed us?
...visit quarterly (or as schedule allows) to help the farmer and his family fix things up,
'cause "a farmer's day is never done!!"
Company-Farm matching provided with Quilt Throw Down Picnic
on the farm to feed your farmhands.
* Team Building &Fun Festivities * ...all sorts of farm frolics can be planned for employee and school children fun
~ Cast Iron Chef Competitions using NC products and commodities
Sack Races ~ Tractor Pull'n ~ Catch a Pig ~ Chicken Dance Competitions
Square Dance'n Contests ~ Pumpkin Carve'n ~ Horseshoe Contests
CornHole ~ Farm Photography ~ Bobbin' for Apples ~ Seed Spit'n
Farm Scrap Craft'n ~ Watermelon Eating Contests ~ Gourd Painting
*Activities will vary depending on the farm site & time of year * Rustic ~ Farm ~ Vintage Decor * …years of vintage and rustic collectibles to adorn your events
and an assortment of appointments fitting for all needs of your festivity
* natural and wooden serving pieces * gently-loved silver appointments ~ earth-friendly options *
* Strings... from Bluegrass Banjos to Rockabilly Bands * …whether you aim for a barefoot throw-down, or something a bit more "fru fru,"
local musicians abound! * Local Food Fix'ns * …working with local chefs specializing in and using local sustainable foods & beverages ...although I do not cater larger events any longer,
I can accommodate smaller events via my Personal Chef services.
*Green Favors & Goodie Bags * …from delightful honey manufactured by nearby bees to NC Country Ham-n-grits
or homemade soaps to wash away good sweat from a day on the farm,
Wendy offers a bushel full of North Carolina goodies to send your employees home with!
...personalized honey jars
...personalized river rock paper weights folks make on the farm
...breakfast baskets of country ham, locally milled grits, marmalade, bloody mary mix,
biscuit mix and locally roasted fair-trade coffee
...peanut products ~brittle, nuts, pecans, peanut butter
...salsas, hot sauces, pickles
...NC commodities ~ sweet potatoes, apples, fresh meats/veggies from the farm
... hand-crafts candles, soaps, lotions
...herb pots ready for planting
...fresh meats and/or produce from the farm
...or, we will create a unique treat around the theme of your day at the farm!
* some items, particularly produce, are available seasonally
* AFFILIATIONS *
Southern Foodways Alliance
Goodness Grows In North Carolina * Got to Be N.C. Agriculture
Carolina Farm Stewardship Association * American Farmland Trust North Carolina Condiment Council
East Carolina University Alumni Association * College of Human Ecology ECU's 100 Incredible Women Alumni (2007)
Recipient of Legacy of Leadership Award/College of Human Ecology (2009)
the earth are the most valuable citizens. They are the most vigorous,
the most independent, the most virtuous and they are tied to their
country and wedded to its liberty and interests by the most lasting
–Thomas Jefferson, Letter to John Jay
(Aug. 23, 1785)