Photo by Elijah Baylis, The Clarion-Ledger

Photo by Elijah Baylis, The Clarion-Ledger

The Clarion-Ledger

Fields of Flowers, Little Bluestem Farm Brings Beauty to Bouquets

CARTHAGE - At a small family farm near this Leake County town, the brilliant array of wildflowers - red, orange, pink, yellow - challenges the buildings' rustic beauty. Little Bluestem Farm specializes in field-grown cut flowers. Owners Beth and Michael Foose lovingly tend to fields of flowers at their farm, named for the native Little Bluestem grass. They trim, collect, and hand-tie bouquets to sell from their flower cart in the Fondren Corner Building and by request for individuals, businesses, weddings, and other special events...

Photo by  Imani Khayyam , Jackson Free Press

Photo by Imani Khayyam, Jackson Free Press

Jackson Free Press

Swell-O-Phonic, Little Bluestem Farm and Mantle. Co.working

By Dustin Cardon

Beth Foose, a priest at Grace Episcopal Church in Canton, decided to turn her gardening hobby into a family-run business last year and started Little Bluestem Farm. Foose grows flowers using safe and sustainable methods, such as crop rotation and physical weed and pest control, uses organic products and methods, and doesn't use a greenhouse...

Photo by  Hannah Stewart

I Do, Y'all

Late Spring Wedding at The Cedars

"The floral pieces done by Little Bluestem Farm, the thrifted mugs we gave as favors, Ben’s floral tie - each part of the ceremony and reception was a reflection of who we are as a couple." - Lindsey Ford, bride

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Jackson Free Press

Little Bluestems

By Julie Skipper 

"I think I'm old enough to not be afraid to be who I am and to say it doesn't matter—I can follow my dreams with abandon in a way," she says. "I don't know that I could have done this in my 40s. Lifelong learning and exploring and wondering is an example for my daughters, too..."