Category: Little E in the News

It’s beginning to look – and feel – a lot like Christmas at the recently renovated Gloucester Point Tidemill Shops, and on Saturday, Dec. 1 Santa himself will make his first appearance there for photos and the kick-off of the Gloucester Point holiday food pantry and Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society donation drive. Tidemill Shops is located …

Santa at Sara Harris Photography Studio

EquipVA supports students working to complete Workforce Credential Programs at Thomas Nelson Community College and Rappahannock Community College. Equipping people with the tools they need to strengthen their lives, families and community. That’s what Karen and Steve Barrs of Little England Mercantile have set out to do with EquipVA, a new scholarship fund they established …

“Before Karen Barrs and her husband, Steve, moved to Little England in late 2013, a sign outdoors read “LITTLE ENGLAND POSITIVELY NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.” The previous owners of the Gloucester farm, who lived full-time in Europe, hadn’t visited the property in years. Although it was well-maintained by caretakers, there was nobody to enjoy …

First phase completes this fall, with long-term building upgrades at Gloucester Point crossroads ongoing into 2018. A storied Gloucester Point crossroads is getting a facelift and more, thanks to new owners and construction partners with a plan to return a local shopping landmark to its former glory. Tidemill Shops, at the corner of Tidemill Road …

Steve Barrs and Steve Spain Tidemill Shops Before Pic

Coastal Virginia Magazine featured Little England Farm in their April 2016 edition! See the beautiful photos they captured of the house, as well as read more about the history and how Steve and Karen Barrs came to bring the farm back to life, in the full article here.

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