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Why Buy Local Flowers?

Why Buy Local Flowers?

“A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in–what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet and above him the stars.” ― Victor Hugo, Les Misérables Why Buying Local Flowers Matters An exciting part of Little Falls Farm is Katydid Fresh […]

The Sir Winston Churchill Daffodil

The Sir Winston Churchill Daffodil

Why We Love The Sir Winston Churchill Daffodil Originally this blog was going to be an update on all things “Springy” happening at the farm, but the Sir Winston Churchill Daffodil has taken front and center stage. I like to do a little research and […]

Who Is Growing Christmas Trees In Middle Tennessee?

Who Is Growing Christmas Trees In Middle Tennessee?

Who Is Growing Christmas Trees? We Are! When Ted and I purchased our farm in middle Tennessee we had many dreams for these 40 plus acres. Those beginning dreams are evolving into even bigger dreams, ideas, and plans for the future, which we are always […]

Wild Blackberry Muffins

Wild Blackberry Muffins

Try This Tasty Recipe For Blackberry Muffins Wild blackberries are very versatile in baking. Their smaller shape is the perfect size for delightful blackberry muffins. It is like having a blackberry cobbler in the size of a muffin. They are especially delicious fresh out of […]

TN Official Wildflower: The Passionflower

TN Official Wildflower: The Passionflower

The Purple Passionflower Have you ever wondered what the official state wildflower is for Tennessee? If you grew up in Tennessee maybe you learned about it in school. Perhaps you even tasted it. Yup, you heard me right, the state wildflower, Passionflower, bears an edible […]

Heirloom Tomato Sauce Recipe

Heirloom Tomato Sauce Recipe

Homemade Tomato Sauce Recipe This has been a summer of firsts for me. First time to grow herbs, flowers, and vegetables from seeds, first time to plant lavender, first time to have a booth at the farmers market, first time to can, and now my […]

Heirloom Lemon Squash Cake Recipe

Heirloom Lemon Squash Cake Recipe

Heirloom lemon squash is the shape, size, and color of a lemon. This lovely yellow squash almost looks too pretty to eat. The flavor is similar to yellow crookneck squash, but its beautiful shape, smooth skin, and lemony color make it ideal for stuffing, slicing, […]

Canning 101: Green Tomato Relish

Canning 101: Green Tomato Relish

Canning 101 for Beginners I sew, I knit, I garden, I have even ground wheat to make homemade bread, but I confess I have never canned before, ever. So today was a major milestone for me. A friend at the farmer’s market today shared with […]

One Cup Cobbler

One Cup Cobbler

Best Blackberry Cobbler: The One Cup Cobbler The blackberries at Little Falls Farm are ripe and oh so yummy! If you have never tasted a wild blackberry you are really missing out on one of God’s special treats. They are tinier than the store bought […]

DIY Tomato Cage

DIY Tomato Cage

Try This Natural DIY Tomato Cage You may have heard our excitement about the heirloom tomatoes we are growing this year. If so then you can imagine my dismay when I awoke to the sight of a fallen plant due to last night’s stormy weather. […]