The project will be based on her upcoming book You Can't Love One of Them, Both.
Deadline reports that that the series will revolve around several interracial couples "living in the South in a post-Obama world".
Farr will write and produce the pilot episode. It is currently unclear whether she will also star.
The former Numb3rs actress is said to have developed the original novel's characters after tracking couples across America for the past five years.
The adaptation currently has a script commitment from 20th Century Fox TV and will be co-produced by management company Generate.
Pete Aronson and Jordan Levin will executive produce the pilot.