FRANNY'S FARM

Listing

About Franny's Farm

Franny's Farm is an 33-acre home to heritage chickens, turkeys, sheep, goats, a donkey & pig. Tour the organic vegetable, herb, flower and bee gardens. Find your thrill picking organic, non-gmo berries on "blueberry hill." Visit the farm store where all our seasonal, fresh produce and poultry is for sale. The lay of the land also includes a barn, pond and ridgetop with eco-cabins & campsites. Please call to schedule a private tour. Our summer FARM CAMP offers hands-on fun activities for ages 7-13. Full days packed with animal play, gardening, harvesting, cooking, swimming, scavenger hunts, hatching chicks, journaling, team-building & fun games and the famous "Friday Feast". Jr Conselor training and certification for ages 13-16. We host a wide variety of private & publice events from large music festivals like BARNAROO to intimate & elegant weddings. Our site is versatile and can accommodate a variety of occasions from workshops, retreats, birhtday parties and private events. Rest assured, you and your guests will feel far away from the hustle and bustle at Franny’s Farm, but remain conveniently close to amenities. Our property overlooks the rolling hills and valley of South Turkey Creek in Leicester, just 10 miles from downtown Asheville.

CONTACT

Physical Address

22 Franny's Farm Road
Leicester NC
(Buncombe County)

Phone 828-708-5587
Email Us

Visit our Website

See Our Facebook Page See Our Twitter Page

View on a Map

Business Contact

Frances Tacy
Owner
Phone: 828-708-5587
Email This Contact

Location Contact

Frances Tacy
Owner Operator
Phone: 828-708-5587
Email This Contact

Location Contact

Karissa Cook
Farm Events Manager
Phone: 828.708.5587
Email This Contact

PRODUCTS OFFERED

Artisan Foods
honey, jam, preserves, pickles, hot sauce

Dairy & Eggs
eggs

Farm Tourism & Events
farm tours, festival, celebrations, cabins, workshops, summer camp

Flowers
fresh flowers

Fruits & Berries
blackberries, blueberries, cherries, figs, strawberries, paw paws

Herbs
fresh herbs

Meat, Fish & Fowl
chicken, lamb, rabbit, turkey

Specialty Products
soap

Vegetables
arugula, asparagus, beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, cucumber, edamame, garlic, green beans, green onions, hot peppers, kale, leeks, lettuce, mustard greens, okra, onions, peas, pole beans, potatoes, radish, ramps, rutabagas, salad greens, salad mix, shallots, spinach, sweet peppers, sweet potato, tomatillos, tomatoes, summer squash, pumpkins, horseradish

CSA

The lot is prepared from what is fresh and in season. Members will get an email and delivery schedule. 20-member limit, hoping to grow in the near future. Farm to table component offers complete meal for two or four, including a recipe, meat, veggies, herbs, and bread.

Pick Up Spots

Pick up: at the farm, scheduled deliveries.

U-PICK

strawberrys & blueberries_ organic, non-gmo berries available in season

PAYMENT METHOD

Credit/Debit

WHOLESALE LOCAL FOOD GUIDE LISTING

We're listed as both a buyer and supplier in ASAP's Wholesale Local Food Guide, ASAP's Farm to Business Trade Directory.

View our Buyer Listing View our Supplier Listing

ROADSIDE INFORMATION

Franny's Farm has a small farm store offering fresh, seasonal produce, heritage poultry, honey and an assundry of other goodies. There are opportunities to harvest your own veggies from the garden and pick blueberries.

Our store is open from April 6, 2016 to December 10, 2016.

Store Hours

  • Sun. 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tue. 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wed. 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thu. 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Fri. 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sat. 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

VISITING

Our Farm Offers:

Visitors at Franny's Farm can enjoy a tour of the organic vegetable, herb, flower and bee gardens. Pick blueberries. Hike through the pastures and visit our sheep, heritage turkeys & chickens; feed the goats and donkey. Stroll through the wooded acres on the ridge and enjoy long range views. Relax in the garden or join in the planting, weeding or harvest. Sit or picnic by the pond and dangle your feet off the dock. Just have FUN and make sure you say "hi"' to Franny!

PRACTICES FOLLOWED

Organic (not Certified), GMO-Free, Pasture Raised, Humanely Raised, Permaculture, Free Range, Certified Naturally Grown, Animal Welfare Approved

LODGING

Farm House, Eco-Cabins & Camping on Franny's Farm

The Farm House is a 3 bedroom/2 bath custom living space located on the second floor, above the Barn Event Center. The Eco-Cabins are rustic-chic private sleeping cabins. They share a fully- equiped, modern kitchen & nice bathhouse. Located on the ridgetop at the "Woods Wedding Site" overlooking our working, organic farm with gardens and livestock. Long-range Appalachian Mountain views. Camping options. Accomodations available for special events. Visit our website www.frannysfarm.com and our Franny's Farm Facebook Page for more information.