Franny’s Farm was founded in 2012 by Jeff, Frances, & Zach Tacy. Our 38 acre farm is located in Leicester, North Carolina only 10 miles from downtown Asheville. We are an agri-tourism destination and welcomed over 8,000 visitors in 2017. Our enterprises are weddings and private events, Lodging, Farm Camp (summer only), festivals (HempX and BAR…LEARN MORE
We grow vegetables, berries, and flowers using organic methods on 15 acres in Fairview. The majority of our produce is direct marketed through 3-4 markets each week, 100 CSA shares, our farm stand, and through our floral design services. We both work full time on the farm, hire 4 full time apprentices to work April through October, have one local employee who works…LEARN MORE
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OGS Farmer Programs are made possible by our farmer network and our funding partners: CLIF bar Family Foundation, Southern Sustainable Agriculture, Research and Education UNFI Foundation, WNC Bridge Foundation, Harry Chapin Foundation, Walnut Cove, New Visions, and USDA Rural Development. Our Growth Partners (year-round program support) are: Carolina Farm Credit, Earth Tools, Buchi, Living Web Farms, Gaia Herbs and Chelsea Green Publishing. Our Media Sponsors are WNCW, Asheville FM and BPR. .