Enter to Win Local Honey From The Little Farm in Athens

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The Little Farm

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Owned and operated by Farm Bureau member Annie Morton and her husband, Dion Chavez, The Little Farm in Athens, Tennessee, is a small family farm that sustainably produces honey, wool, eggs, strawberries, and other fruits and vegetables.

When the couple moved to the farm with their three young children in 2016, the previous owners had generously left behind two healthy beehives and some beekeeping equipment. After a few years of trial and error – plus some help from the Cherokee Beekeepers Association – Morton and Chavez are now able to provide their community with plenty of sweet local honey, which they harvest, process and bottle one hive at a time.

In addition to the bees, they also keep a flock of about 25 chickens and ducks, grow fruit trees and berries, and raise goats and sheep that keep the land mowed and produce high-quality mohair and wool.

To learn more about The Little Farm or purchase honey, go to thelittlefarmathens.com.

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Photo credit: The Little Farm

Giveaway

We’ve partnered with The Little Farm to give away a bottle of late-summer honey and a bottle of whisky barrel-aged honey to one lucky reader! Enter below for your chance to win.

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51 Comments

  1. Elane Kelsey

    February 12, 2021 at 6:04 am

    So difficult to find DECENT honey – not added anything & then hopefully decently priced!

    • Roseann Everett

      February 12, 2021 at 6:07 am

      Ready for some really good Honey from Tennessee!

  2. Linda Boyd

    February 12, 2021 at 6:11 am

    Local Honey is the best. I use it to sweeten almost everything I eat…really great on cold or hot cereal.

  3. Dolores Moore

    February 12, 2021 at 6:42 am

    Love honey πŸ’œπŸ‘πŸ»

  4. Donna Pingry

    February 12, 2021 at 6:54 am

    Local honey is the best for allergies and colds. Love the pictures of your sweet sheep.

  5. Dan Richardson

    February 12, 2021 at 7:41 am

    I love to use local honey!

  6. Caryn Crowston

    February 12, 2021 at 7:41 am

    I love Honey

  7. Katt

    February 12, 2021 at 7:42 am

    Why do your giveaways always require a Facebook account? I do NOT deal with them and your page would not accept an email address! Very disappointing

    • Jessy Yancey

      February 12, 2021 at 12:11 pm

      Hi Katt, you should be able to enter the giveaway without a Facebook account. If you click “Use Your Email” on the giveaway form, it should allow you to enter. Please let us know if you continue to have any difficulties entering the contest. Thanks for reading Tennessee Home & Farm!

      Best,
      Jessy Yancey
      managing editor

  8. Nd

    February 12, 2021 at 8:23 am

    I use honey as a sugar substitute in baking and I enjoy using local honey, when possible.

  9. Connie

    February 12, 2021 at 8:42 am

    I like to use honey as part of my recipe for homemade granola.

  10. Debbie Bowen

    February 12, 2021 at 8:45 am

    Love to use honey. Sure would like to win

  11. Kathy G.

    February 12, 2021 at 8:56 am

    I love local honey. I helps me to control my seasonal allergies.

    • Michael James

      February 12, 2021 at 9:10 pm

      Honey 🍯 is useful to me in many ways. From baking to one teaspoonful in the morning and evening, for health purposes. Small farm local honey is always the best for this.

  12. Lisa C Duncan

    February 12, 2021 at 9:25 am

    The best local honey around. Seriously.

  13. Angela Keen

    February 12, 2021 at 9:42 am

    This honey looks amazing

  14. Shelby Brazier

    February 12, 2021 at 10:12 am

    Some good East Tennessee honey would be a treat.

  15. Rita Sheppard

    February 12, 2021 at 10:35 am

    My family loves Tennessee honey Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  16. Andrea O'Rourke

    February 12, 2021 at 11:03 am

    My family and I LOVE honey. We use it for everything, from sweetening our teas to cooking and baking.
    Local honey is hands down the BEST!!!
    Thank you so much for making it available to us!

  17. Jessica

    February 12, 2021 at 11:13 am

    Love Tennessee honey! 🐝

  18. Janet Kynerd

    February 12, 2021 at 11:57 am

    Thanks for the chance to win local honey, we love it.

  19. Deborah

    February 12, 2021 at 12:32 pm

    Show me the honey! 🐝.

  20. Jenny

    February 12, 2021 at 1:09 pm

    LOVE this!

  21. Beverly

    February 12, 2021 at 2:32 pm

    I always buy local honey & support local businesses.

  22. Jodie Rector

    February 12, 2021 at 2:35 pm

    Buy Local! ❀️

  23. Pat Stanley

    February 12, 2021 at 3:13 pm

    Local honey is so healthy I would love to win. Thank you.

  24. Peggy

    February 12, 2021 at 3:27 pm

    I am always looking for a source for good local honey. So glad to learn about Little Farm!
    Peggy

  25. Peggy

    February 12, 2021 at 3:32 pm

    Thank you for giving us a chance to try out this local honey!
    Peggy

  26. Tiffany

    February 12, 2021 at 3:43 pm

    Have been buying honey and eggs from The Little Farm since she moved in. I have NEVER been disappointed with the products. I even have a favorite queen from the hives. Annie is a joy to work with too.

  27. Teresa Keen

    February 12, 2021 at 4:22 pm

    I always look for local honey when I purchase and sometimes that isn’t easy to find. It would be good to try the honey from Little Farm, a place I haven’t yet had opportunity to visit.

  28. Teresa

    February 12, 2021 at 4:25 pm

    Neither do I deal with Facebook or Twitter, and certainly have NO plans to do so. Please don’t limit the opportunity to enter contests to one’s social media accounts.

  29. Mari Chavez

    February 12, 2021 at 4:37 pm

    This is GREAT tasting honey. My family and I love it. Very reasonable price and friendly service. Highly recommend.

  30. Laura Morrison

    February 12, 2021 at 5:52 pm

    I love honey! Hot tea with honey is my favorite.

  31. Jackie Watson

    February 12, 2021 at 6:19 pm

    I love honey!

  32. Earl McVay

    February 12, 2021 at 6:30 pm

    All natural honey!

  33. Jessica Ritch

    February 12, 2021 at 6:42 pm

    They have amazing honey! I tell everyone about it!

  34. Joyce E Wheaton

    February 12, 2021 at 8:16 pm

    I love honey. My husband uses honey in his hot tea, which he drinks several times a day now that it is cold.

  35. Lori Greer

    February 12, 2021 at 8:20 pm

    Honey on biscuits or to sweeten my grits! You GO GIRLFRIEND! So happy your hard work is getting some notice. πŸ˜‰ <3

  36. Daniele

    February 12, 2021 at 9:37 pm

    Got my honey last season very light in color and flavorful too. yummy

  37. Mary-Walker Hall

    February 12, 2021 at 9:38 pm

    I love honey and so do my kiddos! My favorite is to put it in tea!

  38. Melanie Fry

    February 12, 2021 at 10:55 pm

    I’d like to win because my husband and I both love honey and local is best!

  39. Dana L

    February 13, 2021 at 9:31 am

    My husband uses honey in his coffee every day. This would be great

  40. Megan Marlowe

    February 13, 2021 at 1:12 pm

    Honey is a great anti-bacterial. I use it when my family has any infections.

  41. Janice Mullins

    February 13, 2021 at 6:24 pm

    I am excited to learn about your little farm. That honey is so clear and beautiful. I would love to win a jar of it!

  42. Karen M.

    February 14, 2021 at 6:58 pm

    I love using honey in hot tea. Thanks for your generosity.

  43. Amanda Banks

    February 16, 2021 at 10:49 am

    Whiskey barrel aged honey sounds divine!

  44. Betty Bennett

    February 18, 2021 at 8:12 am

    I love Tennessee local honey!

  45. Lisa Limper

    February 18, 2021 at 10:30 am

    Local Tennessee honey is the best!

  46. marijka

    February 18, 2021 at 12:06 pm

    Honey + sleepytime tea at night, every night!

  47. Linda S

    February 19, 2021 at 6:30 am

    Love me some honey.

  48. Cindy Hatch

    February 26, 2021 at 8:45 am

    We use local honey all the time to combat allergies.

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