The Little Woods Herbal Blog
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Little Woods

From its humble inception, Little Woods has grown into a thriving online and retail business. Come sample one of our original blended teas or stock up on culinary and medicinal herbs for your pantry. We are on a path of discovery that continues everyday and our greatest joy is to learn from and share with our community.

Teaism & Herbalism

Meet us at the Market

Can’t make it over to our shop at 136 Main Street in Ames, how about you just meet us at...

Saltsational Summer Sale

Salt is a straightforward thing – sodium chloride – but it’s so much more than those simple words will tell...

New Art in the Shop: Alexis Dwyer

We are honored to be hosting a selection of works by regional artist Alexis Dwyer. Her prints and installation will...

Grand Opening Celebration

Grand Opening Celebration! The time has finally come! We spent the first part of the year preparing and testing and...

How to Brew Herbal Root Coffee

Herbal Root Coffee is a robust blend of Roasted Chicory Root, Roasted Dandelion, Goji Berries, and Licorice Root. I first...

Three sips to the New Year

From the first time tea leaves casually drifted into a pot of simmering water to contemporary bubble tea bars, we humans...

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Main Street Shop

Located at 136 Main Street, Ames, Iowa & open 10am – 4pm Monday – Saturday, Thursday til’ 7pm. Features a tea bar, bulk herbs and teas, all our blends, tea ware, books, and herbal accessories.

Online Shop

Get all of your favorite Little Woods blends in our online shop, stock up on culinary herbs and spices, and medicinal herbs for your home apothecary.


Want to host a tea party for your daughter? Sample tea to your group of friends? Have airpots of tea at your next board meeting? We have you covered. Just contact us for a quote.